Police investigate second fatal shooting reported Sunday in Kansas City

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Update: Police identified the victim as 34-year-old Dejuan Henderson.

One person was killed in a homicide reported Sunday night in south Kansas City.

Police responded to multiple reports of gunshots just after 10 p.m. in the 9900 block of Walnut Street, Capt. Leslie Foreman, a Kansas City Police Department spokeswoman. While officers were en route, the call was upgraded to a shooting.

Officers located a vehicle in an apartment complex parking lot and found a man who had been shot. Emergency medical crews declared him dead at the scene.

There was no suspect information, Foreman said.

Four people were killed over the weekend in Kansas City, including one person shot by police.

“Unfortunately I’ve said this several times this week: Our community is hurting,” Foreman said. “If you think that it doesn’t affect you, that’s a mistaken belief, because there is a ripple effect when people die from violence in our community.”

Kansas City has suffered 98 homicides so far this year. At this time last year, 95 homicides had been recorded.

Anyone with information about the shooting on Walnut Street can anonymously call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-8477.