Homicide victim identified

The victim of a homicide at 10:27 p.m. May 18 in the 2800 block of Sewell Avenue has been identified, according to police.

The victim was identified as Walter G. Morris, 56, a resident of Kansas City, Kansas, a police spokesman said.

Police responded to a call of a reporting shooting at that address and found a man in his late 50s, deceased from an apparent gunshot wound, in the street, the spokesman said.

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

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