Homicide reported near 9th and Central

A homicide has been reported near 9th and Central in Kansas City, Kan., according to police.

A spokesman for the Kansas City, Kan., Police Department said officers responded to a shooting at 5:40 p.m. Nov. 4 at 28 N. 9th St.

Officers found a man in his late 30s outside and suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the face, police said.

The victim was taken to a hospital where he later died from his injuries, the spokesman said.

The identity of the victim is being withheld until there is positive identification and family notification.

The incident is under investigation by the Kansas City, Kan., Police Department’s Major Case Unit, which is encouraging anyone with information to call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

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