Crime

KCPD launches homicide investigation after man found dead in alley

Kansas City police were investigating the shooting death of a man found early Monday in an alley behind a house in the 1600 block of Lister Avenue in Kansas City.
Kansas City police were investigating the shooting death of a man found early Monday in an alley behind a house in the 1600 block of Lister Avenue in Kansas City. kmyers@kcstar.com

Kansas City police are investigating the shooting death of a man found early Monday in an alley behind a house in the 1600 block of Lister Avenue.

Officers were called to the incident just after 7:35 a.m. on a report of a shooting. Arriving officers found a man deceased in the alley. Investigators have not determined a motive and did not have a description of the shooter.

Anyone with information should call the Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

Glenn E. Rice: 816-234-4341, @GRicekcstar

Witnessing a crime and reporting it can be just as frightening as being the victim of a crime. Here’s what you should do if you witness illegal activity.

  Comments