On Monday, police identified the victim as 29-year-old DeJuan Gordon.
Gordon's body was found on a sidewalk around 12:30 a.m.
Information on Gordon's suspected killer has not been released. If you have a tip for police, call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.
Kansas City, Missouri's homicide total for 2012 is now at 29. KCMO police have cleared eight of those killings.