Sunday, July 07, 2019
KANSAS CITY 2019 HOMICIDE #69: WOMAN SHOT DEAD AS JULY 4TH WEEKEND MASSACRE CONTINUES!!!
The quotient of deadly local violence continues to escalate during this holiday weekend.
Many believe this is the "make or break" weekend of the year that offers a preview of how the remainder of 2019 will play out in terms of violence.
From the looks of it, things seem pretty out of control . . . Checkit:
KCPD searching for suspect in the city's latest homicide
Officers were called to the area of 39th and Myrtle around 12:45 am. Around the same time, a vehicle arrived at the hospital with a woman suffering from gunshot wounds.
The driver told police they were in the area of 39th and Myrtle when they heard gunfire. The driver then realized the female passenger had been struck. Doctors pronounced her dead at the hospital.
By our count this is murder 69 so far this year compared to 60 at this time last year for an overall 15% increase.
Even worse . . .
KANSAS CITY SUFFERS A QUADRUPLE MURDER JULY 4TH HOLIDAY WEEKEND THAT THREATENS TO ERASE HARD FOUGHT PROGRESS IN CURBING THE HOMICIDE COUNT!!!
There has been a great deal of hope amid increased rewards for tips, community outreach and the promise to put more police on the streets which heretofore haven't proven effective.
Developing . . .