KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say firefighters have found a body after extinguishing a blaze at a Kansas City home.

KMBC-TV reports that police say the victim died from a gunshot wound. The fire swept through the home on the city's east side early Wednesday. The name of the victim wasn't immediately released and the cause of the fire wasn't known.

Police are investigating.

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Information from: KMBC-TV, http://www.kmbc.com