Tuesday, July 09, 2019

Kansas City Tuesday Night Crime Roundup



Tonight we share a bevy of crime news stories from across the metro but mostly focused on the current DEADLY CRIME SPIKE CRISIS CONFRONTING KCMO. Take a look:


KCMO Murder McConsequences
Man charged in Monday murder outside McDonald's
Tragic Numbers Game

'Unconscionable': 7 killed in 5 days in KC as bullets fly near churches and parks

Kansas City Mayor-elect Quinton Lucas spoke with reporters about the number of homicides this year after the Board of Police Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Seven people were killed in the last five days in Kansas City, homicides that added to a violent crime rate Mayor-elect Quinton Lucas on Tuesday called an "ongoing crisis."


Beat Down Comeuppance

Kansas City man sentenced in 2017 deadly beating of 59-year-old man

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A 21-year-old Kansas City man has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for the January 2017 killing of a 59-year-old man. Caleb Patterson pleaded guilty on Tuesday for the murder of Juan Marin, according to Jackson County prosecutors.


KCK Critical Injury Gunfire

18-year-old was shot in KCK, police say.

Police in Kansas City, Kansas, are investigating a shooting in the 2400 block of North 11th Street.Police Chief Terry Zeigler said the victim, an 18-year-old, has life-threatening injuries.The victim was taken to Children's Mercy West for help.


Market Mayhem Postscript

Kansas City convenience store worker arrested following shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Police took one man into custody following a shooting Tuesday morning at a convenience store on Kansas City's east side. The shooting happened at the 7-Eleven store at 27th Street and Van Brunt Boulevard. The shooting happened across the street from what used to be the police East Patrol station.


Meth Town Box Store Chaos

Walmart shoplifter hits Independence police officer with car

A suspected shoplifter is in jail and an officer is recovering after being hit by the shoplifter's car as she fled from a Walmart in Independence.


Stat Game Push Back

Critic claims suburban police profile drivers

BLUE SPRINGS, MO (KCTV) -- Rachel Williams drives two cars now. One is a dark green Jeep Grand Cherokee. "We haven't had these windows tinted. We haven't done anything to this car because we feel like that also adds to the fact that we are a target," she said.


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