A 30-year-old man was found shot to death near a home in the 3100 block of East Linwood Boulevard early Saturday, Kansas City police said.
Police identified the victim as Justin Powell and said they are investigating his death as a homicide. They did not have a suspect description.
Police said officers nearby were patrolling the area before 1 a.m. when they heard gunshots.
Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.