Saturday, March 02, 2019
SHOCK!!! WOMAN CLINGS TO LIFE AFTER EAST SIDE SHOOTING!!! RISING VIOLENCE AMID HARSH WINTER SPARKS FEAR OF WORSENING KANSAS CITY BLOODSHED!!!
Saturday inner-city gunfire confirms a troubling Kansas City trend despite harsh winter conditions.
First, the damage so far:
KCTV5: Woman in critical condition after being shot in KC
KMBC: KCPD investigates shooting off Vineyard Road
No suspect info or further detail for now. As always, if you know anything that can help police, call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-8477.
Now . . .
Already the murder count (21) hovers around a 10-year high for this date on the calendar.
Moreover . . .
MURDER AND RAMPANT GUNFIRE TRENDING HIGHER AMID THIS ROUGH WINTER SIGNALS THE INTENSIFYING THREAT OF VIOLENCE CONFRONTING KANSAS CITY IN 2019!!!
It's basic math that local politicos and authorities prefer to downplay. The higher violence & murder totals early in the year only seem to worsen as the weather gets even nicer and Spring & Summer bring more people out into the streets. When temperatures get hotter, tempers always flare given the annual murder stat spike in August and early September. Moreover, holidays offer little respite as family meetups and high pressure situations tend to spike deadly domestic drama.
Unfortunately, most of the candidates amid this election season are still more comfortable talking about social justice issues and touting their résumé. Meanwhile, there's no doubt the violence on local streets is worsening just as horribly as the number of potholes.
Developing . . .