Teen shot, killed in Missouri in apparent fight over shoes

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GRANDVIEW, Mo (AP).– Authorities say a man has been shot and killed in an apparent fight over shoes in suburban Kansas City.

Grandview police said officer responded Sunday night to a shooting call and found 20-year-old Jaylen Blackmon, of Kansas City, dead on a sidewalk.

Witnesses told police the shooting appeared to have stemmed from an altercation over a transaction for shoes between the victim and another person.

Blackmon’s family described his death as “senseless”in a statement to KSHB-TV.

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