Police investigate homicide after man is found with fatal gunshot wound in KC

Kansas City police were investigating a homicide after a man was found with a fatal gunshot wound late Wednesday.

Officers responding to reports of gunfire found the injured man shortly before midnight near 24th Street and Brighton Avenue.

The man died at the scene shortly after emergency crews arrived, police said.

Police said they had no suspect information to release.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Kansas City Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477. The hotline offers a reward of up to $10,000.

Robert A. Cronkleton gets up very early in the morning to bring readers breaking news about crime, transportation and weather at the crack of dawn. He’s been at The Star since 1987 and now contributes data reporting and video editing.