KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Missouri Police Department release the name of the person killed Thursday evening.
KCPD officers responded to the shooting just after 5:30 p.m. in the area of Linwood Boulevard and Troost Avenue, near KCPD’s Central Patrol Division.
Officers patrolling the area were flagged down by a woman standing outside a vehicle who stated someone had been shot. Officers found 47-year-old Juan Zollar unresponsive in the vehicle suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
A possible crime scene was located in that area, however, detectives are investigating if it is involved with this incident, according to police.
Zollar later died at a local hospital.
Detectives are continuing to work the scene looking for evidence and witnesses to learn what may have led to the shooting.
Anyone with information can call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-8477.
This is the 107th homicide for KCMO in 2023.