KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Missouri Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting that occurred early Saturday morning that left one dead.
Officers responded to West 40th Street and Washington Street around 1:30 a.m. on a shooting call.
Westport security found an adult male lying in the street suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Officers began life-saving measures at which time EMS declared the victim deceased.
The victim was identified as 20-year-old, Malik Akins.
It’s unclear what led to the shooting and there is no suspect information at this time.
If anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Homicide Unit directly at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline anonymously at 816-474-TIPS.