SHOCK!!! KANSAS CITY HOMICIDE COUNT ALREADY MOUNTING FOR 2013!!!
Reports of the latest Kansas City murder captures my attention for this update.
Fox4: Police responded to 22nd & Chelsea on Kansas City’s east side Friday morning at about 11:15 where a man was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound.
KCTV5: Kansas City police investigate fatal shooting
KSHB: Police are searching for answers after a man was fatally shot in Kansas City, Mo., Friday morning.
KMBC: Kansas City police say they are investigating a fatal shooting on the city's east side late Friday morning.
Now . . .
AFTER HEADLINES REGARDING PROGRESS AGAINST THE HOMICIDE RATE LAST YEAR IT'S IMPORTANT TO NOTE THAT KANSAS CITY MURDERS START THE YEAR OUTPACING RECENT TOTALS!!!
According to KCPD's Daily Homicide Analysis there have been 6 murders so far this year.
At this time last year there were only 5.
2012 - 5
2011 - 4
2010 - 5
2009 - 4
It's important to tout success but we also need to face reality. Kansas City has to do more to address out ONGOING homicide problem that doesn't seem to be slowing as much as mainstream media would like to claim.
Developing . . .