Crime

KCPD seeks person of interest in fatal shooting

Kansas City police released a photo of this person of interest in the shooting death of Antonio Jones.
Kansas City police released a photo of this person of interest in the shooting death of Antonio Jones. Kansas City Police Department

Kansas City police have released the photo of a person of interest in the shooting death of a man found Monday evening in the 3800 block of East 59th Street.

The body of Antonio Jones was found after officers responding to a reported shooting around 7:30 p.m. Jones was rushed to a hospital, where he later died.

On Friday, investigators released a photo of a man who they described as a person of interest in the killing.

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

The fatal shooting was the second slaying that occurred in the area within the span of a week.

Ira Brown, who worked at the Inner City gas station at 59th Street and Swope Parkway, was fatally shot July 16 during a robbery and an ensuing gun battle.

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