- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 24, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City police are investigating the shooting death of a utility worker at a job site.

Police say 23-year-old Johnathon Porter, of Appleton City, was shot Monday morning. He was working at the construction site for InfraSource, a contractor for Spire Energy.

The motive for the shooting is under investigation.

The Kansas City Star reports witnesses said the shooter walked up to a group of workers and briefly spoke to them before pulling out a gun, firing several shots and then fleeing.

Officers are searching for the suspect. The only description was a man with a dark complexion wearing a blue sweatshirt and grey sweatpants.



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Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com

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