Third homicide in three days reported in Kansas City

Kansas City police are investigating the shooting death of a man whose body was found just after midnight in the 3200 block of Holmes Street.

A caller alerted police to a person lying in the middle of the road. The victim had been shot in the head but had a faint pulse and was breathing when officers arrived. He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died.

Two men were seen fleeing on foot immediately after the shooting. Police did have not have detailed descriptions of them.

Police ask anyone with information to asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474


TIPS (474-8477).

Glenn E. Rice, grice@kcstar.com