UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 27-year-old Larrie Latimore of Kansas City. There are no suspects in custody and detectives ask that anyone with information to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.
FROM EARLIER: Today, at about 7:58am, Kansas City Police Officers found the body of a man in the 2400 block of East 10th Street. Witnesses say they heard gun shots around 3 a.m. Officers found the man, who has not yet been identified, in nearby yard.
The man appeared to be the victim of a homicide and detectives are responding to the scene to investigate.