Crime

Man is shot and killed on Grand Boulevard in downtown Kansas City

Kansas City police investigated a homicide Sunday in the 1500 block of Grand Boulevard. This Google Maps Street View image of the area was taken in April 2017.
Kansas City police investigated a homicide Sunday in the 1500 block of Grand Boulevard. This Google Maps Street View image of the area was taken in April 2017.

Police were investigating a homicide early Sunday after a man was shot on Grand Boulevard in downtown Kansas City.

Officers responded to the shooting about 3:15 a.m. in the 1500 block of Grand Boulevard, at the edge of the Crossroads Arts District.

When officers arrived, they found a man who had been shot. He was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The shooting occurred being in the alley to the east of Grand behind a row of businesses.

At least three white chalk circles were drawn on the pavement of the alley. A small strip of yellow crime scene remained tied to a pipe to one of the buildings.

Police said they had no description of a suspect. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

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

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