Shooting victim identified

The victim of a shooting that was discovered Wednesday at 63rd and Parallel Parkway has been identified, according to police.

The victim was Anthony M. Bush Jr., 32, a Missouri resident, according to a Kansas City, Kan., police spokesman. His family has been notified.

Two persons of interest were arrested in the homicide case, according to a police spokesman.

Officers responded to reports of shots fired at 11:45 a.m. March 4 in the 6100 block of Leavenworth Road, the spokesman said. As officers were checking the area they located a vehicle stopped at 63rd and Parallel Parkway with two persons inside.

The passenger was dead from an apparent gunshot wound to the head, police said.

The incident remains 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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