Crime

Shooting in Kansas City neighborhood leaves one man dead

Kansas City police are investigating the shooting death of a 47-year-old man whose body was found Thursday evening inside a residence in the 6900 block of Spruce Avenue.

The victim was identified as Reginald Perkins. Officers responding to a medical call found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Details of how the shooting occurred were not released.

Police had no suspect information. The name of the victim has not been released.

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

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Glenn E. Rice covers crime, courts and breaking news for The Kansas City Star, where he’s worked since 1988. Rice is a Kansas City native and a graduate of the University of Central Missouri.
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