Kansas City police are investigating a Friday morning homicide in the central city.
Police were called to the 2800 block of Mersington Avenue at about 5:45 a.m. after someone reported hearing gunshots.
When they arrived, officers found a man, identified by police as Brandon Johnson, 30, down in the street with a gunshot wound.
Firefighters arrived and declared Johnson, a Kansas City resident, dead.
Police are asking anyone with information to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).