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Suspect arrested in fatal shooting Saturday night on Manchester Avenue in Kansas City

Three killed, one injured in overnight homicides

Three people were killed, and one injured, in separate shootings reported over a period of 12 hours in Kansas City Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 and Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019.
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Three people were killed, and one injured, in separate shootings reported over a period of 12 hours in Kansas City Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 and Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019.

A suspect has been arrested in connection with a homicide Saturday night on the east side of Kansas City, according to police.

Police were called to a home in the 5700 block of Manchester Avenue about 9:12 p.m. for a shooting.

Officers arrived and found a man dead at the scene.

The victim’s identity has not been released.

Witnesses told police the victim and suspect were involved in a disturbance just before the shooting.

About 4 a.m., police said a suspect was taken into custody a couple of blocks away.

The investigation was ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline anonymously at 816-474-8477.

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Ian Cummings is the breaking news editor for The Kansas City Star, where he started as a reporter in 2015. He is a Kansas City native who graduated from the University of Kansas in 2012.

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