Man dies after being shot on Monroe Avenue in Kansas City

A man in his 20s died overnight at a hospital hours after he was shot in Kansas City, police said early Sunday.

Police responding to reports of a shooting found the victim about 9:45 p.m. Saturday in the 6700 block of Monroe Avenue.

Emergency crews took the man to a hospital, where he died.

Anyone with information about shooting is asked to call police or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

Robert A. Cronkleton: 816-234-4261, @cronkb