KC Police Department seeking information on April 2018 homicide

 

The Kansas City Police Department continues to ask for any information on the April 2018 homicide of Johnathon Porter that occurred April 24, 2018.

Porter was a construction worker who was shot on the job at 9th and Brooklyn in Northesast Kansas City.

According to authorities, Porter was working as a sub-contractor for InfraSource on a gas line replacement on April 24, 2018 when he was approached by someone who asked him for a cigarette.

When the individual did not get one, they shot several times, hitting Porter in the chest, killing him.

A 16-second video previously released to the public shows a man that police are asking to speak to. The man was wearing a blue hoodie and grey pants.

An additional $2,500 has been added to the current $25,000 reward money, bringing the total possible reward to $27,500.

Anyone with information is urged to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted at www.kccrimestoppers.com or by downloading the free app, P3TIPS on Google Play or Apple iOS store.

Information leading to an arrest or filing of charges could be eligible for the reward.

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