KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City say a 23-year-old man has been shot to death near the city's downtown area.

Police say Gary Starr's body was found just before 1 a.m. Saturday at 18th Street and Highland Avenue, just south of the Kansas City Urban Youth Academy, after an off-duty officer heard shots.

No arrests had been reported by midday Saturday, and police were asking the public for tips on the city's latest homicide.