Victim of homicide on Ridge Avenue identified

The victim of homicide on Sunday in the 1000 block of Ridge Avenue has been identified, according to a spokesman for the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department.

The victim was Edwin R. Pinton, 28, a resident of Kansas City, Kansas, police stated.

Police officers responded to a shooting call at 2:23 a.m. July 5 in the 1000 block of Ridge Avenue, according to the spokesman. They found a deceased male with an apparent gunshot wound, police stated.

The case is under investigation by the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division. Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

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