Police investigating homicide in the town of Harrisonville

September 13, 2021 GMT

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Police reported a homicide early Monday in the town of Harrisonville in western Missouri.

Harrisonville police were called around 2 a.m. Monday to a convenience store on Route 291, television station KSHB reported. Officers arrived to find a person with an apparent stab wound. The person was rushed to a hospital, but died from their injuries.

Police did not immediately release the victim’s name, but said detectives are investigating a related crime scene at a commuter lot near the convenience store.

Police in Kansas City have been asked to help with the investigation.