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Shooting near Zona Rosa now a homicide investigation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A man shot in a neighborhood near Zona Rosa on Monday who was rushed to a hospital with life-threatening injuries has died, police said Tuesday. Investigators identified the victim as 18-year-old Timothy Durden

The crime scene is near NW 86th and North Rhode Avenue. Investigators say when officers arrived they found Durden had been shot in the backyard of the residence. A relative tells FOX 4 that he died hours later at the hospital. Family says he was looking forward to celebrating his 19th birthday in June.

Neighbors say around 5:30 p.m. Monday that they heard multiple gunshots, and moments later they saw paramedics roll a man out of a house on a stretcher.

One man who wished to remain anonymous described what he saw to FOX 4.

"Yeah, it was consecutive. Pop, pop, pop, pop,  pop, done and then that's when that car took off. The people, that kid was chasing, and then the other two cars filled up with kids," he said.

Neighbors said another man lives in the home with his 18-year-old son and teenage daughter. FOX 4 was also told he was not home at the time of the shooting.

Police said Tuesday afternoon they have one suspect in custody, and the investigation is ongoing.