KC police ID man shot in Northeast area

03/07/2014 12:13 PM

03/07/2014 12:13 PM

Kansas City police on Friday identified a man shot to death in the Northeast area Wednesday as David E. Krantz, 32, of Kansas City.

Someone shot Krantz about 10:30 a.m. near Norledge and White avenues. He ran to the 300 block of Wheeling Avenue, where he collapsed in a back yard.

A resident recognized him as someone who grew up in the neighborhood and called police. He later died at a hospital.

Krantz had been living with different relatives and friends recently, police said. He had been wandering around the neighborhood before he was shot, but police aren’t sure why.

Christine Vendel, cvendel@kcstar.com

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