GENERIC: Police lights

INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) – Police are investigating a homicide that happened Saturday morning.

Independence police were called to 13th and Brookside just after 3:40 a.m.

When they arrived at the location, they located a deceased party in a grassy area near the roadway who suffered from a gunshot wound.

The victim has been identified by KCPD as being 37-year-old "Carlos D. Burnett" of Kansas City, Missouri. However, the victim was reportedly most recently known as Aerrion Burnett. 

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