Man is shot and killed on East 71st Street in Kansas City

A man died at a hospital after he was mortally wounded in a shooting early Monday in Kansas City.

Police received a call about 2 a.m. about a shooting in the 3800 block of East 71st Street.

Arriving officers found a man who had been shot. Emergency crews rushed him to a hospital where he later died. The man was in his 30s, police said.

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

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