During this election year so-called "Instagram gun influencers" have earned notoriety for amassing huge audiences and espousing conservative views.
Here in Kansas City there's a local version of this trend that's a bit more "real" and seems to speak to this town's rising level of violence.
To wit and in a story that local media have politely ignored . . .
A KANSAS CITY DUDE RECENTLY SUFFERED LIFE-THREATENING GUNFIRE ON A SOCIAL MEDIA LIVESTREAM!!!
We can't speak to the authenticity of the clip but it's earning a great deal of attention among urban news outlets nonetheless.
We won't embed the video because snuff footage isn't our thing but here's one version of the story . . .
Even better . . .
And so, as the world becomes more connected, Kansas City's escalating violence garners increasing social media notoriety but, sadly, no solutions.
Developing . . .