Victim identified in deadly apartment shooting that left one man dead

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Published: Sep. 30, 2023 at 3:07 PM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - One man was left dead Saturday morning after an apartment shooting.

Around 6 a.m., the Kansas City Police Department responded to a shooting call in the area of East 23rd Street and Wheeling Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found one man suffering from gunshot wounds lying in the parking lot.

Despite all EMS life-saving attempts, the victim died on the scene. He has now been identified as 50-year-old Philip Croft.

KCPD does not believe there is an immediate risk to public safety.

Police have processed the scene and spoken with potential witnesses, as they say what led to the shooting is still unknown. No person of interest in custody at this time.

KCPD asks for anyone with any information to homicide detectives at 816-234-5043. For anonymous calls, call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

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