UPDATE: Police said the person taken into custody has been released pending further investigation. Detectives will present a case file to prosecutors to determine if charges should be filed.

KCPD also said detectives believe the deadly shooting happened after an attempted robbery carried out by the victim.


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man was shot and killed inside a business in Kansas City, according to the Kansas City Police Department.

Just after noon Saturday, KCPD was called to a shooting inside a business near Independence Avenue and Montgall Avenue, located northeast of downtown Kansas City.

Shortly after the police arrived, they found the victim dead and arrested a potential suspect. The victim is Broderick Brown, a 42-year-old man. The shooter has been identified as a man, but was not named. They were taken in for more questions.

Both the victim and suspect were in a business when they got into the altercation that led to a gun being fired and a man losing his life.

Police said they are not currently looking for any more suspects.