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UPDATED: Man Killed In Shooting Near KCMO City Hall

Updated, 6:10 p.m. Wednesday:

The Jackson County prosecutor has charged a 24-year-old Kansas City, Mo., man with a deadly shooting Wednesday morning near City Hall.

Rickey C. Battee faces second degree murder charges in the death of Jai T. Scott, who was shot near a metro bus stop on Oak Street.

Battee is being held on a $250,000 bond.

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A man shot near Kansas City, Mo., City Hall Wednesday morning has died.

The shooting occurred in a municipal parking lot at 11th and Oak streets around 7:30 a.m. Police took a suspect into custody after a brief foot chase. They are still searching for the gun.

In a tweet, Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forté described the victim as a middle-aged man who worked in the area. 

The man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he later died.

Elle Moxley covered education for KCUR.
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