Wednesday, July 17, 2019
KANSAS CITY 2019 HOMICIDE #75: TEEN KILLED BY DOUBLE DRIVE-BY GUNFIRE!!!
We start this morning with a 15% increase in murders this year over last following a double shooting that killed a youngster in the early morning hours.
Police say the shooting happened at 10:51 p.m. Tuesday when two teens were driving in the area of 81st Terrace and Blue Ridge.
According to police, the 19-year-old driver said another vehicle pulled up next to them and began firing shots into their vehicle. He then drove to the emergency room entrance of an area hospital for help.
The passenger, a 19-year-old male, died at the hospital. The driver has non life-threatening injuries.
Fox4KC: One teen killed, another injured overnight in a drive-by shooting in south Kansas City
KSHB: 1 dead, 1 injured in shooting near 81st Terrace and Blue Ridge
KCTV5: Two 19 year olds shot in KC drive-by, killer on the loose
For a reward of $25K -- Police are asking anyone with information to call the Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or TIPS Hotline at (816) 447-8477.
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