KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A homicide investigation is underway after a woman was shot and killed in south Kansas City Wednesday morning.  

According to Kansas City police dispatch officers responded to East 74th Street and College Avenue on a shooting just after 8:30 a.m.

Officers found 18-yea-old J’rya H. Cockrell inside a home with gun shot wounds. When EMS arrived, they pronounced her dead at the scene. 

Officers took one person of interest into custody and are not searching for any other suspects at this time.

Police are asking anyone with more information to call detectives at 816-234-5043. You can also submit information anonymously by calling the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.