Kansas City Police identify victims in two recent homicides


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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri police have now identified two men killed in two separate homicides over the weekend.

Officers responded just after midnight Saturday at an apartment complex at East 80th and Campbell streets.

Multiple callers heard the sounds of a disturbance outside one of the apartment buildings.

When officers arrived they located a man unresponsive outside one of the buildings with unknown injuries. He was taken to the hospital by EMS where he was declared dead.

He has been identified as 27-year-old Ronnell Buchanan.

Police said a person possibly connected to the homicide has been identified but no charges have been made at this time.

Att 2:30 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to a shooting call at Independence Avenue and Lawn Avenue.

When officers arrived at the location they found a man shot in a vehicle. The victim was taken to the hospital where he was declared dead. He has been identified as 49-year-old Erron Holley.

Preliminary information is Holley was shot inside his vehicle by an unknown suspect outside the vehicle, according to KCPD.

Anyone with information on these two incidents are asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

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