- Leland Dickens was killed Tuesday night.
The victim of Tuesday night's homicide has been identified as 33-year-old Leland Dickens. Police are still looking for the killer.
Kansas City police are investigating the fourth homicide of the week. (It's the fifth homicide of 2012 in KCMO.) Gunshots around 8 p.m. led residents in the area of East 45th and Askew to call the cops.
Officers found the body of a black man in his mid-20s between two houses. The man was dead at the scene.
Witnesses told police that they heard a disturbance and then gunshots.
Police haven't released any suspect info. If you have info, call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.
After the jump, the latest homicide analysis.