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Man found dead inside SUV identified as 30-year-old KCK resident

Kansas, City, Kan., police were called to the 100 block of New Jersey Avenue to investigate a report of shots fired at around 10:45 p.m. Thursday, May 10, 2018. Officers found a man dead inside an SUV. This is a Google Maps view of the area captured July 2011.
Kansas, City, Kan., police were called to the 100 block of New Jersey Avenue to investigate a report of shots fired at around 10:45 p.m. Thursday, May 10, 2018. Officers found a man dead inside an SUV. This is a Google Maps view of the area captured July 2011. Google Maps

Kansas City, Kan., police have identified a man who was found dead inside a vehicle late Thursday.

Police said Darnel Wright, 30, of Kansas City, Kan., died from a gunshot wound.

Officers found Wright's body after responding to a call of shots fired 10:45 p.m. in the 100 block of New Jersey Avenue.

Police said they located an SUV in the woods nearby, approached the vehicle and found Wright.

Police are investigating his death as a homicide.

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

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