Man found dead after shooting in Kansas City suburb

November 7, 2021 GMT

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in the parking lot of a Sonic restaurant in suburban Kansas City.

Police in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, found the man after gunshots were reported in the area Saturday evening, the Kansas City Star reports. He was identified as 51-year-old Randall Lord of Kansas City.

Police spokesman Sgt. Christopher Depue said witnesses reported hearing a loud disturbance between people in the parking lot before the shots were fired.

The suspect fled shortly before police arrived. Police declined to release a description of the suspect.

But the incident was captured on video by several witnesses and surveillance cameras in the parking lot. Depue said investigators are reviewing that video.