Thursday, December 07, 2017
KANSAS CITY HOMICIDE #136 & #137: DOUBLE SHOOTING SLAUGHTERS TWO MEN ON EAST SIDE STREET TONIGHT!!!
The latest local killings as the murder count continues to climb north amid the holiday season . . .
Police investigate deadly shooting that left two men dead outside a Kansas City business Thursday evening. The shooting was reported about 7:40 p.m. at around E. 24th & Cypress Ave.
This is a 13.22% increase in murder over last year at this time. The homicide total was 131 in 2016 and now preliminary numbers suggest at least a 5% murder uptick with three more weeks left to go in the year.
Check the link roundup:
KMBC: Kansas City Police investigate double homicide
KSHB: The victims are two men, thought to be in their 40's or 50's.
KCTV5: Two men were shot and killed in front of the liquor store in the area.
Police ask anyone with information to call police at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.
Developing . . .