KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Police Department identified the victim in a homicide Wednesday afternoon.

According to police, 26-year-old Sir Raheem Knox was shot and killed near East 40th Terrace just before 2 p.m.

The initial call came in as shots fired and was updated to a shooting while officers were on the way to the scene.

Once on scene, police found Knox inside a residence suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police continue to investigate the homicide and urge anyone with additional information to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

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