Emilio Lopez's friends didn't even hear the gunshot. Lopez had stepped out of a friend's home before 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24 in Kansas City, Kansas, when people he knew drove up. His friends stayed inside playing Xbox. Minutes later, one shouted that Lopez, 18, wasn't moving. They called paramedics.
Saturday, February 01, 2020
Kansas City Suffers 16 Homicides To Start 2020 On Deadly Record Pace
The start of the year is usually much more peaceful given cold weather and people working to pay Christmas bills. This headline with more info behind the paywall chronicle rising violence across the area and the tragic new normal . . .