UPDATE: Police investigate late Wednesday death near East 30th Street; no longer a homicide

Kansas City Police Department (KCPD) vehicle

FILE: Kansas City Police Department vehicle, Kansas City, Mo.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE: KCPD have now ruled that this investigation is no longer a homicide at this time.

After the medical examiner’s officer determined the victim had not been shot, the investigation revealed that the victim may have suffered a medical emergency, causing the crash and injuries.

The incident is still being investigated.

On Thursday, KCPD provided an update on the case saying that officers were dispatched to the 3300 block of East 30th Street on reports of a shooting at about 11 p.m. Wednesday night.

Additional calls also came in about an injury accident nearby.

When police arrived, they found a vehicle that crashed into a wall and an adult male victim with apparent gunshot wounds.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead hours later.

Police ask anyone with additional information to contact the Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline at 814-474-TIPS.

An award of up to $25,000 is available for information that leads to an arrest.

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