Police investigate homicide in 2400 block of South 34th

Kansas City, Kansas, police are investigating a homicide in the 2400 block of South 34th Street.

According to a police spokesman, officers responded to a call about 7:16 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, to check on a person who had been shot at that location.

Officers found a male in his teens who was dead from apparent gunshot wounds, the spokesman said. The teen was inside a business.

The identity of the deceased victim is being withheld until there are positive identification and family notification, according to police.

Police are requesting the public’s assistance. Anyone who was at the Maple Hill Laundromat in the 2400 block of South 34th Street between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Nov. 17 is encouraged to call the police department at 913-573-6030, to speak with a detective.

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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