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KCK police release the name of man found fatally shot

Kansas City, Kan., police investigated a fatal shooting Wednesday near 55th Street and Leavenworth Road. This Google Maps Street View image was taken in the area in April 2017.
Kansas City, Kan., police investigated a fatal shooting Wednesday near 55th Street and Leavenworth Road. This Google Maps Street View image was taken in the area in April 2017.

Authorities in Kansas City, Kan., have identified a 30-year-old man who was fatally shot Wednesday near 55th Street and Leavenworth Road as William Bryant.

Officers were called to a reported shooting around 5 p.m. Arriving officers said Bryant suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he later died. Police took in a person into custody but no criminal charges have been filed.

Police continued their investigation on Thursday.

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

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