Police are reportedly investigating an early morning homicide after a shooting during a disturbance in a townhome in southern Kansas City, a police spokeswoman said.
Officers responded at about 3:30 a.m. Thursday to the Wornall Estates townhomes in the 13200 block of Wornall Road on reports of shots being fired inside a home during a disturbance, said Officer Donna Drake, a spokeswoman for the Kansas City Police Department.
Eye witnesses told officers that there was a person armed with a gun in one of the homes, Drake said.
Police initiated an Operation 100, a tactical response to a possible standoff which brings additional resources and negotiators to the scene.
On speaking with witnesses, officers found out that a person inside the home had been shot.
On getting inside the house officers found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. According to Drake, the man was pronounced dead by the emergency medical crews.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact detectives at 816-234-5043 or the Kansas crime stoppers at 816-474-TIPS. There’s an reward of up to $25,00 for information leading to an arrest.