Police on Monday identified a man fatally shot on a home’s front porch early Sunday as Justin J. Butler, 28, of Kansas City.
A second man on the porch was wounded during an apparent shootout involving someone in the street and people on the porch about 6:30 a.m. in the 3400 block of East Park Avenue.
The wounded man was taken to a hospital, along with a juvenile who sustained a gunshot injury to the hand. A second child and woman at the home were not injured.
Authorities had visited the residence just before 3 a.m. Sunday in regard to an arson report. Someone had set the front porch on fire.
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Police ask anyone with information on the shootings to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477 (474-TIPS).
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