Crime

Shooting after traffic accident leaves man dead at Swope Parkway and 51st Street

A fight after a traffic accident in Kansas City turned deadly Sunday afternoon, leaving a man shot in the intersection of Swope Parkway and 51st Street, according to police.

Officers responded to a reported shooting about 3:45 p.m. and found a vehicle stopped in the intersection. Outside the vehicle they found a man with multiple gunshot wounds. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said they thought there may have been a wreck and an altercation that led to the shooting.

No information about a suspect was immediately available.

The shooting occurred near an apartment complex, and police said they hope witnesses will come forward. Police asked anyone with information about the shooting to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477 or the Police Department Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043.

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