17-year-old victim of fatal shooting identified

Police have identified the 17-year-old male who died after a shooting Tuesday night on Parallel between 38th and 18th streets.

The victim was Jo’Shawn Garrett, 17, a resident of Kansas City, Kansas, according to police.

He was riding in the back seat of a vehicle that was eastbound on Parallel between 38th and 18th streets, according to police.

There also was an adult male who was shot while riding in the same vehicle. He told police that the vehicle was shot at by unknown suspects from another vehicle while the victims were traveling east on Parallel.

The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division is investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

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