Crime

Police identify man fatally shot Monday night in Kansas City neighborhood

Police have identified a 50-year-old man found shot to death Monday night at 27th Street and Elmwood Avenue as Jeffrey Joe McDonald of Kansas City.

The incident was reported shortly after 9 p.m. A witness told police that he and the victim were working on a vehicle when a man approached them, brandished a handgun and shot McDonald. The gunman fled in an unknown direction.

McDonald was taken to hospital, where he later died. No other details were available.

Police were continuing their investigation Tuesday.

Glenn E. Rice, grice@kcstar.com

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