A man was shot dead in Kansas City


Authorities say a man was shot dead in Kansas City.

Officers were called to the area near East 29th Street and Jackson Street around 5 a.m. on Sunday when gunshots were reported.

Officer Donna Drake, a spokeswoman for the Police Department in Kansas City, Missouri, said.

Not far from the scene of the shooting, officers found a man with bullet wounds inside a car. The man died at the scene of the accident.

Police did not immediately reveal the identity of the victim and no arrests were reported on Sunday morning.

“Another life was killed and another family destroyed,” Jackson County Sheriff Daryl Forte wrote on Twitter from the crime scene.

The shoot-out is the 47th homicide reported in Kansas City so far this year.


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