On the topic of a recent brutal shooting of a Kansas City cabbie granny more than 20 times . . .
Here's a look at the heavy weaponry that's proliferating on local streets.
Fox4: Vicious attack on KC zTrip driver highlights ‘rifle-carrying war’ police face every day
But in the last 15 years John Ham, a spokesman with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Kansas City Division, says law enforcement officers are seeing brazen criminals carry high-powered rifles on metro streets.
Rifles that, with a quick click, can instantly maim or kill.
Last year in Missouri, ATF agents recovered more than 6,000 guns from criminals. Almost 600 were rifles.
In Kansas, nearly 3,000 guns were seized from drug dealers, gang members and other bad guys. Almost 400 of those firearms were rifles.
Developing . . .