Homicide investigation underway in Leavenworth after man found shot in street


LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — The Leavenworth Police Department is investigating after a man died from gunshot injuries.

Officers responded to a call around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. When they arrived near North Fourth and Kiowa streets, they found the body of Floyd E. Ross Jr. The 31-year-old was not responsive and lying in the street.

Ross was taken to a hospital where he died.

Police said they don’t have a motive or a suspect in the shooting.

Detectives ask anyone with information about the shooting to call the Leavenworth Police Department at 913-651-2260, or leave an anonymous tip on the department’s clue hotline at 913-682-CLUE.

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