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UPDATE: Police have identified the victim in this homicide as 31-year-old James Fisher. KCPD says charges are pending.


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — At about 8:30 p.m. Saturday, the Kansas City Police Department was called to the area of Gladstone Boulevard and Independence Avenue in regard to a cutting.

On scene, police found the victim suffering with apparent injuries. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Someone police believe is involved in the fatal cutting is in custody, and police are not looking for anyone else.

Anyone who has information on this incident is urged to contact detectives at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

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