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Victim killed by gunfire identified as 30-year-old KC man

One person is dead and another is injured following a shooting near 39th and Elmwood Monday, July 31.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person is dead and a second was taken to the hospital early Monday morning following a shooting on the city’s east side.

It happened near 39th and Elmwood just before 3 a.m.

Police say one person was found dead in the street near 39th and Elmwood. The second person was found injured in the grass near 39th and Cypress and taken to the hospital.

The victim was identified Tuesday as Eugene Webb, 30.

Police believe anywhere from five to six shots were fired — possibly from an automatic weapon.

As of 5 a.m. 39th Street was taped off from Elmwood to Cypress as officers investigated the shooting.

Police did say they had a few witnesses who were cooperating, but if you have information, police ask that you call the TIPS Hotline 816-474-8477.