Wednesday, April 24, 2019
KANSAS CITY COLD CASE: POLICE STILL SEARCHING FOR SUSPECT WHO MURDERED WORKER AFTER CONFRONTATION OVER CIGARETTE!!!
Today MSM offers an update on one of many tragic local cases that remains unsolved.
So far this year the KCPD clearance rate is at 55% amid a nearly 10-year-high murder spike.
Check the story:
Fox4: One year later, police are still searching for clues in murder of man working on gas line
Johnathon Porter, 23, was working at 9th Street and Brooklyn April 24, 2018 when a man walked up and asked for a cigarette. When he didn’t get one, the suspect fired several shots. One of those shots hit Porter in the chest and killed him.
Shortly after the deadly shooting, KCPD released surveillance video of a man they want to talk to about in this homicide, but none of the tips ever panned out. The man in the video was wearing a blue hoodie and gray pants.
KCTV5: Gunman still at large after killing Kansas City utility worker who denied him a cigarette
KMBC: Reward for info in murder of utility worker up to $12,500 one year after his death
Developing . . .