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Shooting leaves one person dead near 39th and Wabash

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City, Missouri police are investigating a deadly shooting Sunday night.

Officers were called to a shooting at a home in the area of 39th and Wabash around 7:45 p.m.

When officers arrived on scene they found a male shooting victim in their late teens on the sidewalk. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

Witnesses tell police the suspect left southbound on foot. He is described as a black male, late teens, with short spiked braids, wearing a blue hoodie, blue jeans and white tennis shoes.

The name of the victim has not been released at this time. A source tells FOX4 the victim was a 17-year-old.

Anyone with information is urged to call the TIPS Hotline at 816.474.8477.


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