Monday, February 22, 2010

Victim killed at 24th and Highland identified

At about 11:55 p.m. yesterday, Feb. 21, police were called to the intersection of 24th Street and Highland in regard to an ambulance call. Upon arrival, officers found a deceased man lying on the ground. He has been identified as 20-year-old Michael E. Baker Jr. of Kansas City, Mo.

There are no suspects in custody, and detectives ask anyone with information to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

Baker's homicide is Kansas City's 11th of 2010, compared to 16 at this date in both 2009 and 2008.

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