Overnight shooting near Ruskin Way Park leaves man dead


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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — KCPD is investigating after one person was killed in the area of East 114th Street and Eastern Avenue.

Police were called to the area just after 2 a.m. and officers that were responding to a separate call nearby heard the shots and responded to the scene.

When police got to the scene, they found a male victim with apparent gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim has been identified as 34-year-old Duan Jones.

Police do not have any suspect information at this time. Anyone who has information or saw anything is urged to call Homicide at 816-234-5043.

Anonymous tips can be left via the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS. A reward of up to $25,000 is available for information leading to an arrest.

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