KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Officers with the Kansas City Police Department were involved in an hours-long standoff after responding to a deadly shooting Thursday.
Police reported the incident at approximately 3:15 p.m. near 34th Street and Forest Avenue. When officers arrived, they found a man who had been shot. He was pronounced deceased.
On Friday the victim was identified as 39-year-old Lamont Todd.
This is the city’s 58th homicide this year.
Police believed a suspect in this deadly shooting was inside a residence in the area and conducted a standoff. Late Thursday night, tactical officers entered and cleared the residence. No one was located inside.
Before officers called the standoff, another person was taken into custody nearby. That person has since been released.
Kansas City police continue to investigate. Anyone with information can call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477. All tips are anonymous.
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