KANSAS CITY MURDER #16!!! THE SEASON OF COWTOWN HOMICIDE CONTINUES!!!
The cold, hard gaze of Billie Faiers adorns yet another tragic report of Kansas City homicide . . .
KSHB: 1 killed in KCMO shooting, gunman sought
KMBC: Police say the victim of a shooting near 7th Street and Brighton Avenue has died.
KCTV5: Police investigate fatal shooting in Kansas City
Fox4: It happened just after 8:30 p.m. in the area of East 7th Street and Brighton Avenue, near Independence and Hardesty avenues.
"On 2-4-2013 at 8:19 pm officers were dispatched to the 5000 block of east 7th St. on a reported shooting. Upon arrival officers located the victim (h/m late 20's) in the street suffering from apparent gun shot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The supect is described as a male in all black clothing and possibly a black ski mask. He was last seen running west on 7th St. after the shooting. Anyone with any information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline 816.474.8477."
Again, this is homicide #16 so far this year.
According to the latest report from KCPD, the murder count at this time was last year was 8.
So . . .
KANSAS CITY DOUBLE THE MURDER COUNT FROM THIS TIME LAST YEAR!!!
It's a shameful stat that represents an overall failure from so many members of our civic and political elite who focus their energy on pet projects and corporate giveaways during this crisis.
DEVELOPING . . .