Overnight more deadly gunfire rang out in the urban core as the level of Kansas City violence remains constant with last year's record breaking pace.
Check the narrative as KCPD moved toward the sound of shooting as so many others turn their back on this pervasive crisis . . .
Shortly before 10pm on Wednesday night, officers were on patrol in the area of 6th and Prospect Ave when they heard the sound of gunshots. Officers conducted an area canvass and located a female victim lying in the street in the
500 block of Wabash Ave. EMS responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased. The victim is believed to be an adult.
Detectives and Crime Scene Personnel have responded to the scene. They will be processing the scene for evidence. Detectives are also canvassing for any witnesses.
Detectives are asking if you have any information to please call the Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043. Or if you would like to remain anonymous you can do so by calling the Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS. There is a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case.
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This latest killing marks the 29th homicide of 2021 so far, compared to 31 at the same time in 2020.
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