Monday, August 26, 2019
KANSAS CITY 2019 HOMICIDE #97: MONDAY DOUBLE SHOOTING LEAVES ONE DEAD!!!
Just as we predicted at the outset of this month . . . Violence in Kansas City is spiraling out of control at the end of August as we continue along a record breaking pace for murders this year. The deets on a deadly shooting this morning:
Officers were called just after 2:30 a.m. to the 3100 block of Kensington Avenue on a shooting call. When they arrived on scene, they found a man dead that had been shot in front of a home there.
While officers were officers in route, they received a report of a vehicle that crashed in front of a fire station at 31st Street and Indiana Avenue. Inside the vehicle, officers found a man that had also been shot. He was taken to the hospital and expected to survive.
This is the 97TH HOMICIDE so far this year compared to 89 at this time last year.
Check the links:
KCTV5: 1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting near 31st, Kensington
Fox: A violent weekend in Kansas City spills into the work week as police investigate their fifth homicide in two days.
KMBC: Man found shot in street, officers dispatched to car crash moments later
KSHB: A KCPD officer says, "In each one of these, we need the public’s help alongside of our great detectives and investigators to solve these cases and bring them to a close and bring justice to the families involved."
Developing . . .