Shooting in southern Kansas City leaves 17-year-old dead
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a teen dead on Tuesday afternoon.
The homicide took place shortly before 2 p.m. in the area of Newton Avenue and Bennington Avenue, which is on the city’s southern side. The neighborhood is a few blocks west of Blue Ridge Boulevard.
When officers arrived, they found 17-year-old Darrell Weldon suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
EMS went to the scene and took Weldon to the hospital, but he ultimately passed away due to his injuries.
The investigation is ongoing. Police don’t yet know the circumstances leading up to the shooting.
If you have any information that could assist the authorities in their investigation, you are urged to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS. You will remain anonymous.
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