Man killed in Kansas City; 4th fatal shooting in 5 days

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A violent year in Kansas City continues with another fatal shooting — the fourth in five days.

The Kansas City Star reports that a man was found shot to death near a vehicle after 2 a.m. Friday.

Police Sgt. Jacob Becchina said officers were called about a suspicious car in front of home and found the victim outside the vehicle. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives are working to identify the victim and determine his association to the car and the area.

Kansas City has reported 143 homicides so far in 2020, just seven fewer than all of last year.

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