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One dead following shooting on 79th Terrace, Campbell

Published: May. 22, 2022 at 3:02 PM CDT|Updated: May. 22, 2022 at 3:03 PM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) --- Police in Kansas City are investigating a fatal shooting.

The shooting happened in the area of 79th Terrace and Campbell at around 2:20 p.m.

Police say they found a male on the street and unresponsive. He was found dead on the scene, according to police.

Police believe the victim was at the location talking to someone in an unknown vehicle when a disturbance led to shots being fired.

The victim was struck and the vehicle left the scene.

“It’s a nice Sunday afternoon,” said KCPD Sgt. Jake Becchina. “A lot of people were probably outside, so they are very hopeful somebody may have seen or heard something.”

Some of those witnesses are likely family and friends.

People close to the victim say the man who lied dead in the street for hours this afternoon was 17 years old.

Family say they were having a graduation party just around the corner.

They say victim was riding around in a buggy when he was shot in the street with rows of homes witness to his final moments.

No suspect has been arrested.

You can give an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 816-474-TIPS.