Crime

Man found shot to death on Swope Parkway was 57

Kansas City police have identified a 57-year-old man found fatally shot following a traffic accident at 51st Street and Swope Parkway as Leonard Joyner III.

Joyner was found after officers responded to a shooting about 3:45 p.m. Once there, officers found a car stopped in the intersection. They found Joyner suffering from multiple gunshot wounds outside the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said they thought a wreck and an altercation led to the shooting.

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Police did not release additional details.

Anyone with information should call the Kansas City homicide unit at 816-234-5043 or the Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

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