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Thursday, May 31, 2007

KCPD identifies 17-year-old killed at 24th and Kensington

From KCPD's official statement: The homicide victim found yesterday near 24th and Kensington has been identified as 17-year-old Vonzall Temple Jr, of KCMO. It appears the victim was parked in the driveway of a residence in the 2500 block of Kensington when unknown suspect(s) walked up behind his vehicle and shot him.

There are no suspects in custody and detectives ask that anyone with information to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477. This is homicide 39 for the year compared to 30 at this time last year.

(KSHB reports Temple had recently graduated from Hogan Prep, where a vigil was held in his memory on Wednesday. His family said he wanted to go to barber school.)


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