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Kansas City police investigate early Monday shooting death

July 5, 2021 GMT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City were investigating an early Monday shooting death that happened near police headquarters.

The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. Monday at 12th and Locust streets, and arriving officers found a man, later identified as 28-year-old Deangelo Wallace, at the scene with gunshot wounds, officials said. Medics who also responded to the scene declared Wallace dead. Police believe he was shot during an argument with another person.

Police have said they have no information on who the shooter may be.

The death marked the city’s 77th homicide this year, according to officials.