At 2:23 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, police were called to 29th and Indiana in regard to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a black male on the sidewalk suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead a short time later. The victim has been identified as 19-year-old Lorne Mabon of Kansas City, Mo.
Witnesses observed a black male fleeing on foot immediately after the shooting. Anyone with information to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.
Lorne Mabon's is the 91st homicide of 2009, compared to 103 at this date in 2008 and 83 in 2007.
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