SHOCK!!! DOWNTOWN STREETCAR SHUT DOWN OVERNIGHT AFTER KANSAS CITY RIVER MARKET POLICE SHOOTING!!!
And once again our blog community has been proven correct as growing Kansas City violence impacts the toy train streetcar line . . .
GUNFIRE CONFRONTATION ALONG THE STREETCAR ROUTE SHUT DOWN THE STREETCAR LAST NIGHT!!!
A description of the altercation that took place near the most dangerous part of the route and where the hobos usually catch a ride around the 400 block of Grand Avenue:
"Police say 911 call was a disturbance for a man "beating his girlfriend", say suspect had sharp object. Police say man has at least 2 gunshot wounds and was shot because he didn't comply with commands."
Officer-involved shooting in River Market leaves man with critical injuries
Officer-involved shooting investigation underway at City Market
Katie Banks Near The Scene
Buried in local news stories . . .
"The Kansas City Streetcar isn’t currently running as officers secure and investigate the scene." Thankfully, this morning the toy train is currently back online.
And so . . .
This town's cycle of violence continues to impact every aspect of local life and not even this town's prized transit line is safe.
Developing . . .