Man dies after he was shot inside KC apartment Friday night, police say

Kansas City police said a man died after he was shot inside an apartment building on the northeast side of the city Friday night.

Officers were called to investigate the shooting around 8:30 p.m. in the 1100 block of Hardesty Avenue. Police arrived and found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

The victim’s identity has not been released.

Police are investigating his death as a homicide.

Police said they did not have a description of the suspect.

Anyone with information about the killing is asked to call the Kansas City Police Department Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or call the TIPS Hotline anonymously at 816-474-8477.

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Kaitlyn Schwers covers breaking news and crime at night for The Kansas City Star. Originally from Willard, Mo., she spent nearly three years reporting in Arkansas and Illinois before returning to Missouri and joining The Star in 2017.