KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police are investigating a homicide Saturday, saying an 18-year-old died several hours after a shooting Friday night.
Police were called just before 10 p.m. Friday to 83rd Street and Troost Avenue for a reported shooting.
When officers arrived, they found a teen suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Medics took the 18-year-old to the hospital where they died from their injuries several hours later.
Police have not released any information about what led up to the shooting or any suspect information.
The victim has since been identified as 18-year-old Charles Jones.
FOX4 will update this story as more details are confirmed.
This is the 68th homicide of 2023 in Kansas City, according to KCPD data. At this point last year, Kansas City had recorded 64 homicides.