Man dead in 10th and Olive shooting

One man is dead following a shooting Wednesday night at 10th and Olive streets.

Tonight around 8:30 p.m., Kansas City Police Department (KCPD) officers were dispatched on a medical nature unknown at 10th and Olive.

Upon arrival they were flagged down by a female next to a vehicle. According to police, she stated that she and the victim were in a vehicle at an unknown location when someone shot at them, striking the victim. Officers observed an unresponsive adult male in the vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds. EMS responded and pronounced him deceased.

The victim was identified Thursday afternoon as Austin Michael Knowles-DeClements, a white male born November 6, 1996.

Detectives and crime scene personnel have responded to the scene and are actively canvassing for witnesses and processing the scene for evidence. If you have any information please call the Homicide unit at 234-5043. If you wish to remain anonymous you can call the TIPS hotline at 474-TIPS, with up to a $25,000 reward for an arrest in this case.

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