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KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department is investigating the city's first homicide of the year. 

According to the KCKPD, officers went to the 2600 block of S. 37th St. just before 2:45 a.m. after receiving a call about a shooting. 

When officers arrived, they found a man dead inside a residence. He was the victim of apparent gunfire. 

The victim was later identified as Roberto Antonio Alani, 41, who lived at the residence. 

The KCKPD's Major Case Unit is investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS. 

No further information is available at this time. 


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