AP content uses the Star's number that isn't subject to FBI peer review.
Context, per capita KC is actually worse than this Midwest atrocity:
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City recorded 180 homicide victims in 2020, the highest number of killings in a single year in its history, as gun violence surged nationwide. The last time the city saw anywhere close to as many homicides was 2017, when it recorded 155 killings, including four fatal police shootings, The Kansas City Star reports.