Kansas City police on Saturday identified a man killed near East 54th Street and Park Avenue as Marcell T. Smith, 36, of Kansas City.
Smith was shot about 3:40 p.m. Friday, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Smith’s death was the city’s 106th homicide of the year, compared to 81 at the same time a year ago. Kansas City recorded 130 homicides in 2016.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.
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