KCPD investigating homicide at Capital Inn

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- KCPD are investigating after a person was found dead in the 6100 block of E. 87th Street.

Police responded to the Capital Inn around 1:42 a.m.

People staying the hotel described hearing gunshots then walking out into the hallway to find a person lying in a pool of blood with gunshot wounds.

It is not clear if the victim is male or female.

Police say no suspects are in custody.

This marks the 12th homicide in Kansas City, Mo., for 2016.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.