Update 2 p.m. Jan. 11: The victim has been identified as Jeffery Brown, a 26-year-old white male.
Just before 1 p.m. Kansas City Missouri police officers were dispatched to the 6500 block of East 10th Street on a shooting call. Upon arrival officers located the victim, a white male in the front yard of the residence suffering from gunshot wounds. EMS arrived and declared the victim deceased at the scene.
Neighbor’s indicate that the house did not have any power, and there were many comings and goings at all hours of the day and night at the residence. One neighbor indicated that recently the house was the scene of a drive-by shooting.
According to KCPD Spokesperson Donna Drake, this is the city’s second homicide of the year compared to four at the same time last year.
Crime Scene Detectives continue to process the scene and are canvassing the area and are interviewing witnesses to gain more information on this crime.
If you have any information in regards to this crime please call the tips hotline anonymously at 816-474-TIPS. You could be eligible for up to a $25,000 reward for any information that leads to an arrest in this case.