KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person died after a shooting in Kansas City, Missouri late Wednesday night. 

Just after 11 p.m., Kansas City police responded to an area hospital in response to a shooting victim. That victim was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle but was pronounced dead by hospital staff a short time later. 

The victim was identified as 18-year-old Markhi A. Williams.

Officers were told the shooting occurred near 71st Street and Askew Avenue. Police canvassed the area and located a crime scene near the 7100 block of Askew Ave.

Police have not released any information on a potential suspect. Anyone with additional information is encouraged to call detectives at 816-234-5043 or submit an anonymous tip by calling the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.