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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police detectives are investigating after a man was shot and killed Thursday night.

Officers responded to a shooting just before 7 p.m. near E. 53rd Street and Brooklyn Avenue.

When officers arrived on scene they found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The victim has been identified as 57-year-old Leslie Taylor.

The shooting is being investigated as a homicide.

Police said they have detained a person possibly connected with the incident.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-8477.

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