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KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- On Tuesday, WyCo sheriff's office released the name of the victim.

30-year-old Skylar Needham of KCK was found dead inside a car parked at Matney Park early Sunday morning. He was found with several gunshot wounds on his body. 

The incident is still under investigation.

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KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- One person is dead after an apparent early morning shooting at Matney Park in KCK. 

Officers responded to calls of gunshots in the area of 39th and Shawnee Drive around 5:30 Sunday morning. When they arrived, they found a deceased white male, possibly in his late 20's or early 30's, with several gunshot wounds inside a car within the park.  

Captain Kyle Harvey with the Wyandotte County sheriff's office confirmed the shooting this morning. It is being investigated as a homicide by the WCSO Investigations Unit.

No other details have been released. Anyone with information is urged to call the TIPS hotline at (816) 474-TIPS. 

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