Police find one person dead after reports of shots fired near 21st and Wheeling

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are investigating a homicide Thursday night after finding a man dead from gunshot wounds.

KCPD Capt. Lionel Colon said officers were called to the area of 21st and Wheeling around 8:30 p.m. on a report of shots fired. When officers arrived, they found a man who had been shot. The victim was declared dead at the scene.

Police have not released the victim’s identity or any suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the KCPD Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or anonymously at 816-474-TIPS.

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