Kansas City police investigate homicide in Ruskin Heights neighborhood

Published: Jan. 19, 2023 at 1:20 PM CST
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating a homicide that happened on Thursday morning.

It took place just after 10:30 a.m. at a residence on E. 108th Terrace, just west of Manchester Avenue.

That is the Ruskin Heights area of the city. The neighborhood is several blocks east of Blue Ridge Boulevard.

The shooting left one man with initially life-threatening injuries. Police found him inside the residence. He was hospitalized for treatment of his critical injuries. Ultimately, however, he passed away.

A person of interest was taken into custody nearby. At this time, detectives are not looking for any additional suspects.

The police department is working to learn what led up to the fatal shooting.

If you have any information that can assist the authorities in their investigation, you are asked to call the KCPD’s Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043. You can also anonymously call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.