The Metropolitan Area Major Case Squad was activated Monday to investigate the shooting death of a 27-year-old man found in a rural Platte County residence.
Authorities identified the victim as Francisco Javier Vargas III. Deputies responding to a house in the 6600 block of Twin Springs Road, just north of Parkville off Missouri 9, on Saturday found that Vargas had been fatally shot.
No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information regarding the killing is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.
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