Overnight the Kansas City HISTORIC AND RECORD-BREAKING HOMICIDE COUNT continued to escalate with a deadly spate of shooting that echoed through the embattled jazz district.
The killing was at the very edge of the entertainment enclave and likely the result of a domestic dispute but ongoing violence in the vicinity of this struggling, taxpayer supported project continues to erode confidence that more than 100-MILLION in public financing for this neighborhood will ever pay off.
This latest killing keeps the level of deadly KCMO violence nearly 20% higher than last year with a horrific body count that's worse than anything this cowtown has ever witnessed.
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"Just before midnight Friday, officers were called to 18th Street and Kansas Avenue, where they found a man who had been shot. He was later pronounced dead at a local hospital. Police say they have one person of interest in custody."
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