KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Police Department is investigating a shooting that killed a teenager inside an apartment early Monday morning.
Just after 1:30 a.m. officers responded to the 5200 block of Oak Leaf Drive, southwest of Interstate-435 and Eastwood Trafficway. for a reported shooting.
Once on scene, police found 17-year-old Marquece Spencer inside an apartment building with gunshot wounds. Officers began performing life-saving measures, but were unsuccessful. EMS later pronounced Spencer dead at the scene.
Police have not provided any information on a potential suspect or what may have led up to the shooting.
Anyone with more information is encouraged to call detectives at 816-234-5043 or submit an anonymous tip by calling the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.
This is a developing story that will be updated as more information becomes available.