Monday, July 01, 2019
SHAME!!! CELEBRATORY GUNFIRE REMAINS KANSAS CITY'S STUPIDEST TRADITION!!!
Given that the fireworks and gunfire celebrating the 4th have already started, there's a reminder that HOPES to avoid tragedy:
KCPD warns celebratory gunfire is deadly
During the last Fourth of July celebration, Kansas City, Missouri, police said they detected nearly 200 shots fired in a three-square mile area.
For the fourth year in a row, KCPD walked through a neighborhood Monday where they’ve had reports of celebratory gunfire. They were joined by Michele Shanahan-DeMoss and Brian Demoss, whose daughter, Blair Lane, was 11 years old when she was killed by a bullet shot into the air July 4, 2011.
It's an important reminder and one we'll repeat as the dumb-ass tradition of firing guns into the air is a cross-cultural tradition that mainly impacts low-income people already coping with increased crime and gunfire.
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