It turns out that May was the deadliest month so far this year.
Whilst the stats are useful, they often ignore the human toll of local violence and forget that the lead up to Christmas is typically more violent than most people would imagine.
Read more as keyboard warriors inevitably blame the guy they're voting against:
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - There have been 154 homicides in Kansas City in 2020 as of October 23. Here is the data broken down by month. Kansas City started the year with almost a week without killings. By the end of January, 16 people were killed.