Authorities suspect a rare statistical anomaly in the latest Kansas City homicide - Girl on girl gun violence.
For the most part, females don't shoot each other. Morever, African-American women are more likely to fall victim to violence and abuse of every sort inflicted by men. And not just R. Kelly.
However, the latest local killing puts homicide and crime back on the forefront of the local agenda. Accordingly . . .
KANSAS CITY RETURNS TO LEVELS OF HISTORIC VIOLENCE!!! WE'RE BACK ON PACE FOR A DEADLY 2019!!!
KCMO has now recorded at least 16 homicides so far this year compared to 11 at this time last year. This number competes with the 2017 year-to-date total which was the most violent year recorded since 1993 when a gang epidemic inspired violence across the nation and resulted in the most murders in KCMO history.
Sadly, the topic of solutions to address violence isn't the focus of upcoming elections. Candidates are more interested in spreading around taxpayer subsidies to both the urban core small biz and corporations in order to try and create a false "equality of outcome" that's at the root of every misguided socialist manifesto.
Accordingly, here's a quick roundup of local violence that seems to be getting worse this year already . . .
BEST LINK & WARNING: KANSAS CITY STUDENT GANG WAR UNDERWAY!!!
Anti-violence activists, angered by the slaying of a 15-year-old girl outside the Central Academy of Excellence Tuesday night, say the killing may have been connected to an ongoing dispute between rival groups."This is no more than retaliation. We know it in the streets and we see it every day.
Sister Shares Tragedy
KCMO Homicide Testimony
Relatives of homicide victims joined pastors and social workers Wednesday to talk about young people and violence.They said there needs to be a better way to reach young people, adding that they want to focus on education and outreach for vulnerable youth and adults.Many at Wednesday's news conference have had homicide affect their own lives.
Developing . . .