Victim of homicide identified

The victim of a homicide in the 5500 block of Leavenworth Road has been identified by the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department.

The victim was William Bryant, 30, a resident of Kansas City, Kansas, according to police.

A police spokesman said a person of interest is in custody.

Police were called to the scene of the shooting about 5 p.m. Aug. 15. They discovered a man who had been shot. He was taken to a hospital, where he died of his injuries, police said.

The police Criminal Investigations Division is investigating. Anyone with information may call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS.


Traffic delays reported on southbound I-635 near State Avenue

Traffic delays were reported on southbound I-635 near State Avenue about 3:45 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, according to KC Scout. Motorists were advised to use an alternate route. (KC Scout photo)

An accident at I-635 and State Avenue, and a traffic backup on I-635 was reported by KC Scout. (KC Scout photo)