KANSAS CITY HOMICIDE #81: LOCAL DUDE STABBED TO DEATH ON STREET WHERE MAYOR SLY JAMES GREW UP!!!
Kansas City Mayor Sly James often touts his urban core roots in his campaign events and infrequent return trips to the East side and this morning as he prepares remarks to encourage limiting Missouri gun rights . . . A deadly stabbing raises the murder count on the inner-city block he often references to boost his street cred.
Man stabbed near 35th, Montgall dies at hospital, police say
Perspective . . .
This latest killing continues what is reportedly a HISTORIC LOCAL MURDER SPIKE AT A SEVEN-YEAR-HIGH for Kansas City and compares to only 67 killings at this time last year.
And again, as authorities talk about limiting gun rights to fight crime this year . . . Kansas City's criminal class has committed quite a few killings by way of the knife.
Developing . . .