Saturday, May 12, 2018
KANSAS CITY HOMICIDE #43: GUNFIRE IN UPTOWN PARKING LOT LEAVES ONE DEAD!!!
Right now we're checking the latest confirmation of rising violence in the Midtown Kansas City corridor.
Whilst civic cheerleaders constantly tout a bright future for this part of the metro, the reality is that this parking lot has been prone to violence for years. Not so long ago parking lot thuggery killed off a formerly promising jazz club while nearby biz struggles with often violent hobos and tensions with transients.
The latest . . .
"According to KCPD, officers responded to a parking lot at 37th and Broadway.
"Officers located a wounded person in the parking lot. Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene."
Moreover . . .
THIS KILLING WAS ACCOMPANIED BY A SPATE OF MIDTOWN KANSAS CITY GUNFIRE AND A GUN BATTLE THAT SPANNED UP & DOWN THIS STREET ACCORDING TO MORNING MESSAGES SENT TO OUR BLOG COMMUNITY!!!
This is the #43rd murder so far this year compared to 41 at this time last year.
Update . . .
It gets worse . . .
Here's word of more gunfire throughout the KC metro last night:
KCPD investigates after 2 people die in 4 separate shootings Friday
Developing . . .