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Police seek suspects in May 4 homicide

Publish Date 05/19/2020

Police are looking for two men captured on video leaving the scene of a homicide May 4. 

Just before 5:30 p.m. that day, officers were dispatched to 500 E. 3rd St., the Cold Storage Lofts, on a reported shooting. Officers located a man deceased inside a vehicle in the circle drive at the entrance to the lofts. Witnesses said two men approached the parking lot's entrance. One of them shot the victim, who was sitting in a burgundy-colored vehicle in the circle drive. After the shots, the two suspects ran eastbound on 3rd Street. 

The victim was identified as 41-year-old Charles Shirley. 

Police located video of the suspects returning to a blue car after the shooting. Detectives have located the car, which was a rental vehicle, but need to know who was using it at the time of the shooting. 

Anyone with information that can help detectives please call the homicide unit at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS. Information leading to an arrest could result in a $25,000 cash reward.