Shooting in downtown Kansas City leaves 1 dead

Published: Jun. 3, 2023 at 6:38 AM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A man was shot and killed in downtown Kansas City early Saturday morning.

Police said officers went to the area of 16th and Grand Boulevard at 1:30 a.m. Saturday.

There, they located a man who appeared to have been shot. He was unresponsive.

Officers rendered aid while EMS was brought to the scene for treatment. The man was declared deceased after arriving at a local hospital.

On Tuesday, he was identified as 46-year-old Jason Boggs.

Grand Boulevard was closed in both directions for a period of time Saturday morning as police investigated. The KCPD said people in the area reported the sound of gunfire before seeing the victim down on the ground.

Anyone with information regarding the homicide is asked to call detectives at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.