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17-year-old killed in shooting on Sunday afternoon in KCK is identified

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Published: Jun. 19, 2022 at 9:27 PM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (KCTV) - The authorities have identified a teenager who was fatally shot on Sunday afternoon in Kansas City, Kansas.

Police were dispatched at 2:08 p.m. to the 200 block of S. 8th St. on a shooting call.

When they arrived on scene, they discovered a teenager who was suffering from a shooting wound.

She was rushed to the hospital, but later died from her injuries.

On Tuesday afternoon, the victim was identified as 17-year-old Avion Walton of Independence, Missouri.

A suspect is in custody, according to police.

No further details are available at this time.

June 21 update: Based on information from police on Sunday, KCTV5 News reported that the victim was in her late teens. The ID provided by police on Tuesday afternoon indicated that was not the case and she was 37. A correction on Tuesday evening from police verified previous reporting that she was indeed in her late teens.

Also, previous reporting stated the shooting happened in the 300 block N. 8th Street. That has been corrected today to to the 200 block of S. 8th Street.