KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Officers were dispatched to the 3800 block of east 59th Street on Monday afternoon and found a black male deceased. The victim has been identified as Manuel E. Lars, 32. Lars suffered a reported fatal gunshot wound. Residents near the scene had initially called 911 for an ambulance when they found the victim lying against their fence line.
Police are investigating the incident as a homicide, anyone who has information about the incident or possible suspects is urged to call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS (8477).