KCPD CHIEF PLEADS FOR HELP FROM COMMUNITY IN SOLVING KANSAS CITY MURDER #65 AMID NEARLY 30% HOMICIDE SPIKE DURING BLOODY SUMMER 2016!!!
The latest local killing bring the tally of homicides to 65 so far this year compared to 51 at this time last year which remains the highest number for this point on the calendar in the past five years.
Here's the best roundup . . .
KMBC: "Authorities were called to the 4000 block of Olive Street about 6:50 p.m. on a report of a shooting. The victim had no signs of life when police arrived, and was pronounced dead at the scene. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477."
In response, the Police Chief shifts a bit of responsibility to the community . . .
Accordingly . . .
THE KANSAS CITY MURDER COUNT CLEARLY TRENDS UPWARD DESPITE A LITANY OF ANTI-VIOLENCE EFFORTS!!!
To be fair, crime is rising in big cities throughout the nation and the only politico talking about it on the national stage is Donald Trump. Go figure.
Developing . . .