Possible suspect in custody after man killed in shooting near 31st and VanBrunt

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police say a possible suspect is in custody after a man was found dead following a shooting Monday afternoon.

Officers were called to a shooting near 31st and VanBrunt around 1:30 p.m. When officers arrived they located a man on the sidewalk with no signs of life.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. He has not been identified at this time.

Witnesses tell police an unknown man shot the victim then left the scene in a blue vehicle.

At 3 p.m. KCPD said a possible suspect was taken into custody near Independence Avenue and Woodland.

Police are asking anyone with information to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-4777.

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