2 homicides early Monday morning in Kansas City

Published: Jul. 4, 2022 at 4:50 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 4, 2022 at 6:44 AM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Two people total were killed in two separate shootings early Monday morning in Kansas City. Both were 18 years old.

Police responded at 3:45 a.m. to the area near 57th Street and Mersington Avenue on a shooting call. Arriving officers were directed to the back of a home, where they found the shooting victim unresponsive. Police said emergency medical crews tried to help the man, later identified as 18-year-old Carlo Enrique Collado, but he was declared dead at the scene.

Several people who were at the scene when officers arrived were detained for further investigation. Police said they are not looking for any outside suspects at this time. Anyone with information on the shooting, though, is asked to contact the KCPD Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043, or call the TIPS Hotline anonymously at 816-474-TIPS.

In a separate shooting, a man showed up by private vehicle to Research Medical Center’s emergency room and died in the hospital. Police believe he was shot near Bannister Road and Raytown Road. On Tuesday, he was identified as 18-year-old Jai’Bryn Johnson.

Detectives are interviewing the people who came in with the man to determine exactly what happened, but anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit or the TIPS Hotline. Both of those phone numbers are above. There is a reward of $25,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case.

These two shootings were in addition to a quadruple shooting in outside T-Mobile Center early Monday. Click here for more information on that shooting.