Quick peek at mug shots, crime news and info from across the metro as the political push to remove the KCPD Chief moves forward along with the local homicide count . . .
TRAGIC SCENE DESCRIBED
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A drive-by shooting claimed the life of a woman pushing a baby in a stroller Monday. The shooting happened in broad daylight outside the 7-Eleven near 27th Street and Van Brunt Boulevard. A person at the scene tells FOX4 the victim was only 20 years old.
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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - Police in Kansas City are investigating the city's latest homicide after a woman died after being shot outside of a gas station on the city's east side. Officers said the incident happened just before 11:30 a.m. Monday at the 7-Eleven Conoco store located at 2636 Van Brunt Boulevard.
Meth Town Shootout
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Independence police are investigating a shooting that occurred Monday night. Officers responded to the 2200 block of South Sterling Avenue around 8:40 p.m., where an adult male was located "in the driveway of a residence," according to police. The victim was taken to an area hospital and is in serious, but stable condition.
Deadly Grandview Double Shooting
Grandview, Missouri police say a metro squad has convened to investigate a fatal double shooting that happened late Sunday night.Police said the incident happened around 10:30 p.m. in the Briarwood apartment complex in the 6100 block of East 126th Street.Officers were dispatched to the area on a shots fired call and found two men suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
Summer Repair Warning
GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. - AJ Zawisza has a warning for others after he hired a contractor and gave him $4,200 in May and has never seen since. Zawisa and his wife hired Jerry Wayne Walter Thomas in May to tear out his old deck and build a new one in the backyard of their Grain [...]
East Patrol Postscript
(Audio is courtesy of Missourinet Kansas City television partner KMBC) Saying that violent crime and homicides are escalating across Missouri, Governor Mike Parson traveled to Kansas City and Springfield on Monday afternoon to meet with local leaders and law enforcement officers about next week's special session.
OLATHE, Kan. - Court documents say a 29-year-old man had drank at least 10 beers when he allegedly caused a crash in Olathe that injured nine other people last month. Miguel Perez-Ramirez, 29, faces 10 counts of DUI aggravated battery and two counts of aggravated child endangerment.
Angry America Lashes Out
Across the country, we've seen massive change brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, including a dramatic drop in the overall crime rate. David Abrams, a University of Pennsylvania law and economics professor, has been keeping an eye on numbers across the country.
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