At 1:14 a.m. today, August 3, officers were called to the 3200 block of E. 29th St. on an outside disturbance. The call was updated to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers observed the victim to be lying in the street with apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was confirmed deceased at the scene. He has been identified as 17-year-old Laron Johnson, a black male of Kansas City, Mo.
At this time, there are no suspects in custody. Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline 816-474-TIPS (8477).
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