Man dead after shooting at downtown KC gas station

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- One man is dead following a shooting near downtown Kansas City early Tuesday.

It happened near 17th and Grand around 5 a.m.

Police found a body outside of the gas station doors. They have not yet identified the victim or said what led up to the shooting.

Kansas City police have shut down several blocks downtown while they investigate.

Detectives are looking for a a black male, red sweatshirt, black leather jacket, blue jeans, a green military style back pack and carrying a white plastic grocery sack. He was last seen walking north away from the scene.

One man is dead following a shooting near downtown Kansas City early Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.

One man is dead following a shooting near downtown Kansas City early Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.

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