As Springtime approaches, the local quotient of deadly violence continues to escalate.
To wit . . .
IN THE PAST 24 HOURS TWO WOMEN HAVE BEEN SHOT DEAD IN KANSAS CITY!!!
Actually, that's three tragedies this week counting the death investigation of the infant counted as a homicide earlier today.
Unofficially, this is the 31st homicide so far this year compared to 31 at this time last year.
Here's the word . . .
Tonight around 9:30pm, Officers were called to the area of E 116th Terrace and Troost on a reported medical nature unknown. Upon their arrival, Officers located the victim, an adult female, inside a vehicle suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. EMS responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.
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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