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Authorities release name of Raytown teen girl found fatally shot

Raytown police are investigating a shooting early Friday that left a 17-year-old girl dead.

The victim has been identified as Makayla A. Brooks of Raytown.

Officers responded to a residence in the 5500 Block of Blue Ridge Boulevard just after 1 a.m. and found the girl inside, dead from gunshot wounds. Several others were inside the home, but no one else was injured.

Details were not released. The Missouri Highway Patrol is assisting with the investigation.

Anyone with information should call the Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).