Kansas City police investigated a homicide Wednesday near 40th and Olive streets.
Officers responding to a reported shooting shortly before 7 p.m. found a man with gunshot wounds who was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police had not publicly identified the victim Wednesday night. Several worried family members gathered at the scene.
Detectives were waiting for a warrant to search a home on the block.
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Police asked anyone with information about the shooting to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).