Sunday, May 28, 2017
KANSAS CITY MEMORIAL WEEKEND MASSACRE 2017: DEADLY SUMMER START!!!
And so, it seems like a litany of anti-violence group hype, press events and a citizens task force from City Hall haven't helped to curb the local rate of killing.
Murder #50 for the year was counted this morning on Prospect and KCMO is in the midst of a homicide streak to start the hottest months of the year.
Kansas City has suffered 5 homicides just this week with another seven injured from gun fire.
As of this writing there's more gunfire on 35th & Wayne. Police are still rounding up the spate of gunfire from last night.
What's worse is that the local conversation is focused mostly on development and how a new airport, a new hotel and more toy train rail can be delivered to political cronies.
The social media "conversation" doesn't seem to be helping either as the blame game seem now dominates local chatter and this town seems to have not only given up on new ideas to fight crime but also seems to ignore the fact that the number of police on local streets has been scaled back over the past 10 years for reasons that have yet to be adequately explained to the public.
And again, all of these fun facts aren't that important as local streets turn into killing fields with neither activists nor law enforcement capable of stopping the slaughter.
Developing . . .