Police investigating Wednesday morning murder in Brookside

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Police are investigating two separate homicides in KCMO Wednesday morning.

A report of a homicide came in just after 8 a.m. at a home in Brookside near 66th Terrace and Brookside Road. Upon arrival, police found a white male victim in his late 30s in the front yard with no signs of life.

He was pronounced dead a short time later.

A witness told investigators she heard a gunshot and found the victim in the front yard.

A large police presence could be seen outside the home Wednesday morning. The area is near the popular Trolley Track Trail.

Police issued information on a possible suspect vehicle -- a white 1997 Chevy van with Mo. license plates 6FA453. Police said if you see this vehicle to call 911 immediately. Do not approach the vehicle. Police did not provide information on the suspect.

FOX 4 crews are at the scene and will have more as information becomes available.

This was one of two homicides that occurred in KCMO Wednesday morning, with another reportedly happening around the same time near the city's northeast.

That incident occurred near Independence Avenue and Elmwood. Police said the two homicides are not related.

FOX 4 is working to learn more and will update this story as details emerge.

The investigations are ongoing.