Car seen speeding away from homicide scene where KC police find shooting victim


Scene of a shooting near 39th Street and Troost on January 19, 2016. (Photo: Jon Haiduk/WDAF-TV)

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police say a man suffered life-threatening injuries on Tuesday afternoon in a shooting, and later in the evening he was pronounced dead. Kansas City police found the man identified as Walter Gregory near 39th Street and Troost at about 2 p.m.

Gregory was 40 years old, and a Kansas City, Mo., resident. His death is being investigated as a homicide.

Witnesses told investigators they saw a vehicle quickly speeding away from the scene after the shooting, but the type and color of car haven’t been revealed.

Anyone with information about the shooting should call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.

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