Victim Identified in Deadly Southside Shooting

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police say Brandon Sloan, 28, died in a shooting Tuesday night on the southside of Kansas City, Mo.

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It happened just before 7 p.m. near Loma Vista Drive and Blue Ridge Boulevard.

Police said two men approached the home with an intent to sell drugs. Sloan answered the door and was shot.

His roommate, who was also there at the time in another part of the home, rushed to the living room to find Sloan shot.

Sloan was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Anyone with information is urged to call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

This is the second homicide of 2013 for Kansas City, Mo.

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