Crime

Man, 20, was killed inside his Northland home Friday night, police say

Kansas City police announced they were investigating a homicide late Friday night after finding a male with a gunshot wound inside a home in the 5400 block of North Poe Street. This Google Maps Street View image was taken in the area in September 2014.
Kansas City police announced they were investigating a homicide late Friday night after finding a male with a gunshot wound inside a home in the 5400 block of North Poe Street. This Google Maps Street View image was taken in the area in September 2014. Google Maps

Police were investigating a homicide late Friday night after finding a man with a gunshot wound inside a home in the 5400 block of North Poe Street.

Kansas City police identified the victim on Saturday as 20-year-old Ronnie Engle.

Police went to the scene just after 10 p.m. Friday after a caller said it sounded as if shots were being fired in the area. Officers found a male victim with an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The death is being investigated as a homicide.

Anyone with information on the shooting death is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

Kaitlyn Schwers: 816-234-7909, @kaitlynschwers

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