Victim identified in Wednesday morning shooting on NW 63rd Terrace

KC Police Chief, Mayor Lucas and others to address city violence
Published: May. 31, 2023 at 5:20 AM CDT|Updated: May. 31, 2023 at 10:07 AM CDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - The man found dead after being shot Wednesday morning in the 3800 block of NW 63 Terrace in Kansas City has been identified as 34-year-old Justin Barstow.

Around 3:30 a.m., officers were sent to the area between Westwood Lane and Lennox Avenue from a 911 call reporting gunfire. Police found a vehicle that had crashed into a light pole with an unresponsive man inside who appeared to have been shot. A short time later, emergency medical services declared the man dead on the scene.

Anyone with information has been asked to contact homicide detectives at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline anonymously at 816-474-TIPS. A reward of up to $25,000 can be given for information submitted anonymously to the TIPS hotline.

On Wednesday morning, Mayor Quinton Lucas, Chief Stacey Graves, and Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker addressed the violent Memorial Day Weekend and continuing efforts to make Kansas City a safer place.