KANSAS CITY HOMICIDE #62: EAST SIDE URBAN CORE YOUNG MAN DIES AFTER RUNNING FROM GUNFIRE!!!
The latest Kansas City killing report pushes our murder count back to a five-year-high level for this date on the calendar. This is the second murder this weekend, the 62nd so far for 2016 compared to 50 at this time last year.
As the season of vigils and murder continues. Check the latst homicide report:
KCTV5: Man dies after shooting in Kansas City's Oak Park neighborhood
Police responded to a home at the 3400 block of South Benton shortly after 2:30 p.m. They found a man injured from an apparent gunshot wound in the yard area of a home.
They say the man was shot on or near the sidewalk across the street and then ran behind a house on the east side of South Benton.
The victim, described as in his late 20s, later died from his injuries.
Sadly, no suspect information and no word tips from the community as of yet.
Developing . . .