The body count on local streets continues to rise amid a Summer of political slap-fighting.
Here's a warning about the steadily rising count . . .
Kansas City is on its way to another deadly record with 87 homicides already this year. Local activists say do not lose hope and start helping out. "It's out of hand is what it is," said Damon Daniel, president of AdHoc Group Against Crime.
As of now, this is a 45% increase following the tally reaching 50% last week following a triple-murder weekend.
Afternoon Kansas City Crime Update . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man has been charged in the shooting that killed a woman Wednesday afternoon. John Frazier faces second-degree murder and armed criminal action charges. The parents of 36-year-old Tamara Frazier told 41 Action News she showed up Wednesday afternoon to pick up her two sons from the ex-husband who has custody of them.
Two suspects in an armed carjacking were arrested in Kansas City Thursday afternoon after a police chase from Kansas City, Kan.
The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that happened Thursday afternoon. That incident happened in the 1900 block of North 63rd Street. At least one person has life-threatening injuries. Police said the incident started as a fight outside of the Dollar Store on 63rd.
Developing . . .