Police responding to reports of shots fired Sunday night in Kansas City found the body of a man who had been fatally shot.
Officers found the body about 9:15 p.m. near 41st Street and Bellefontaine Avenue. The man was identified Monday as Desmond Jenkins, 28.
Detectives had not determined what lead to the shooting.
The Rev. Tony Caldwell with the Stop the Killing KC Coalition went to the scene to ask the community for help.
“We’ve had too many homicides in Kansas City and Kansas City, Kansas,” he said. “We need as community leaders, as community people, as neighbors to say, ‘No more on our block.’ ”
Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.