Police were investigating the shooting death of a man after his body was found Tuesday in an alley on Kansas City’s northeast side.
Officers responding to an emergency call found the man just before 3 p.m. in the 3600 block of Roberts Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The homicide was the city’s 117th of the year compared to 98 at the same time a year ago. The city recorded 130 homicides in 2016.
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Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).