Kansas City police investigate early Monday shooting death


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Police in Kansas City are investigating an early Monday shooting death that happened near police headquarters.

Officials say the shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. at 12th and Locust streets, and arriving officers found a man at the scene with gunshot wounds. Medics who also responded to the scene declared the man dead.

Police believe the man was shot during an argument with another person. Police have not released the name of the victim and say they have no information on who the shooter may be.

Officials say the death marked the city’s 77th homicide this year.

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