Free buses, millions worth of taxpayer funded investment and good vibes sent this way still won't stop the killing in this embattled section of Kansas City.
The homicide count continues to outpace, at least, the past five years as the weather warms up and the more violent part of the year gets underway.
Here's tonight's roundup:
Deadly Sunday Gunfire
Kansas City police are investigating a shooting in the 900 block of Prospect Avenue.Officer received the call for a shooting at 4:23 p.m. Sunday.Emergency crews transported a man suffering from a gunshot wound to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.Authorities do not have any suspect information at this time.KMBC 9 News will bring you more information as this story develops.
X-Press Mart Killing
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The Kansas City Police Department is investigating a homicide. Police could be seen in the area of 9th and Prospect around 5 p.m. on Sunday. KCTV5 News is at the scene and working to learn more information. Stay with us for updates.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - UPDATE 7:37 p.m. | Police said that officers responded to a reported shooting at Xpress Mart, 2519 East Ninth Street. Officers located an unresponsive male outside of the location, "who was apparently shot," according to police. Crime scene investigators and detectives are gathering information and speaking with witnesses.
Tragic Sunday Conclusion
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - KCMO Police are investigating a shooting at 9th and Prospect, near the Xpress Mart. When officers arrived on the scene they found a victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim later died from the injuries sustained in the shooting. No suspect information is available at this time.
More Kansas City Sunday Gunfire Into The Night . . .
The Kansas City Police Department is investigating a shooting in the 4600 block of East 37th Terrance.Authorities say that man was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.The call came in at 7:51 p.m. Sunday.Officers do not have any suspect information at this time.Anyone with any information that will help police solve this case is urged to call the tips hotline at 816-474-8477.
Remember, that Kansas City recently increased the reward for TIPS that lead to an arrest . . .
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