KANSAS CITY HOMICIDE #26: GAS STATION GUN BATTLE DOUBLE SHOOTING AT 39TH AND GARFIELD AVE. LEAVES ONE DEAD!!!
Every killing in Kansas City counts and this local gun fight and murder didn't rank as highly as other tragic news or even the Big 12.
More importantly . . .
THE LATEST KANSAS CITY SATURDAY MURDER SPIKES THE HOMICIDE COUNT TO 26 WHICH IS A 44% INCREASE IN KILLINGS AT THIS POINT IN THE YEAR !!!
Let's do the math one more time . . .
There were 18 murders at this time last year . . . 2016 counted a historic rise in Kansas City killing of more than 30% . . . Meanwhile, the discussion of Kansas City's homicide problem has been mostly political and has yet to offer a new plan or strategy to confront the worsening numbers.
And so, here's today's deadly gun fight roundup . . .
KCTV5: Kansas City, Missouri police are investigating a shooting that has left one dead on the city’s east side.
KSHB: Two shot, one dead on 39th street
KMBC: Police were called at 3:30 a.m. to a BP gas station near 39th Street and Garfield Avenue on a reported shooting.
Developing . . .