KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police have identified the teenage boy who was killed after a shooting at the HomeTowne Studios hotel in the Northland.
Officers responded to the hotel at 301 N. Corrington Ave. on April 17. When they arrived, they found one juvenile with a gunshot wound. He was transported to the hospital, where he later died.
Police have identified the victim as 14-year-old Deontae Thomas.
Investigators believe the shooting happened inside the hotel. Detectives have identified a person of interest in the shooting, but they’re still asking for public tips.