Police identify man killed in shooting in Kansas City neighborhood

Police have identified a man found fatally wounded in a shooting Monday evening as Darrick J. Jackson, 40, of Kansas City.

Officers investigating reports of shots being fired found Jackson about 6:30 p.m. Monday in a wooded area in the 4100 block of Garfield Avenue.

Jackson had been shot. Officers performed first aid until emergency medical personnel arrived. He was taken to a hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Police had no suspect information to release.

They asked anyone with information to call the Kansas City Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

Robert A. Cronkleton: 816-234-4261, @cronkb
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