Update (4:35 p.m. Monday, September 28): Kansas City police say the victim is 24-year-old Brian K. Smith.
Update (11:18 a.m. Monday, September 28): Kansas City
police are investigating the man's death as a homicide. No suspects are
The body of a white male was found near 49th and Eastern Monday around 4:10 a.m.
The man, believed to be in about 30 years old, was pronounced dead at the scene, Kansas City police say. A witness reportedly heard a gunshot and saw the victim lying in the street.
If you were near the scene or know anything about the man's death, call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.