Friday, June 12, 2020
KANSAS CITY 2020 HOMICIDE #80: VICTIM DIES WEEKS AFTER SUFFERING GUNSHOT WOUNDS TO THE CHEST ON CLEAVER II!!!
Non-Violence, also known as The Knotted Gun, is a bronze sculpture by Swedish artist Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd of an oversized Colt Python .357 Magnum revolver with its muzzle tied in a knot. It's an artistic statement on the global gun violence crisis that's reaching historic proportions in Kansas City.
The latest example of continued consequences . . .
Man dies weeks after shooting in KCMO, police say
"Around 9:15 p.m. on May 24, officers responded to a shooting at Leeds Trafficway and Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard. Anton Martin, 40, was found on the sidewalk with apparent gunshot wounds to his chest and leg, police said. Martin was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. Police said he died as a result of his injuries late Wednesday."
Accordingly . . .
THIS LATEST GUN VIOLENCE DEATH CONTINUES KANSAS CITY'S 2020 RECORD-BREAKING 33% SPIKE IN HOMICIDE!!!
There were only 60 homicides at this date on the calendar last year.
The uptick in murders before the official start of Summer pushes KCMO closer to breaking the all-time record of 153 annual murders set in 1993.
Developing . . .