Police ID homicide victim at KC 'party house' - KCTV5

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Police ID homicide victim at KC 'party house'

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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting early Sunday.

The victim from the homicide has been identified as 33-year-old Willie J. Marshall Jr. of Kansas City.

Police were called about 5 a.m. to a home in the 300 block of Belmont Avenue in regard to the sound of gunshots.

When officers arrived, they found Marshall dead on the front porch.

Officers observed a vehicle flee the scene at a high rate of speed and pursued it to East 24th Street and Indiana Avenue where a man was taken in to custody.

Police said several witnesses are being interviewed who said the home is a known party house.

It is unknown at this time what led up to the shooting.

Anyone with information on the shooting is encouraged to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

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