KCPD identify victim killed in shooting near 39th and Topping

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri police have now identified the person killed in a shooting Saturday morning near 39th and Topping.

The shooting was first reported just before 5:30 a.m. at an apartment complex. Police found a man unresponsive inside a vehicle in the parking lot who appeared to have been shot.

The victim, identified as 30-year-old Gregory Payton Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police ask anyone with information to call the Homicide unit directly at 234-5043 or anonymously the TIPS hotline at 474 TIPS.

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