A 32-year-old man was found shot to death Monday afternoon in a yard in the 3800 block of East 59th Street.
Kansas City police identified the victim as Manuel E. Lars.
An ambulance was called at 12:42 p.m. Residents said they found the victim lying along their fence line. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).