Kansas City resident shoots and kills alleged trespasser outside home

Marc LaVoie
January 23, 2020 - 12:29 pm
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A homeowner in Kansas City reports hearing a suspicious noise outside before shooting and killing someone. 

It was not immediately obvious to the police whether the purported intruder was male or female. The shooting occurred before 6 a.m. Thursday outside a home near 83rd Street and The Paseo. 

Police say the resident told them they felt threatened before firing a gun. The resident is reportedly cooperating in the investigation.

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