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Police identify 16-year-old boy shot and killed in Grandview

GRANDVIEW, Mo. — A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon in Grandview, police say.

Police were called to the area of Holiday Drive and East 119th Street around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday for a reported shooting.

Officers found 16-year-old Tyson L. White suffering from a gunshot wound. The Grandview boy was taken to a nearby hospital where he died from his injuries. Police are investigating the shooting as a homicide.

Officials have not released the boy’s name.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.