Here's the latest indication that rising violence in the region and across the nation travels more quickly than most news watchers can imagine.
The local connection . . .
"A call from the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department informed Leavenworth, Kansas investigators that a shooting victim arrived at Children’s Mercy Hospital in a black Volkswagon Jetta sedan.
"The victim, a 12-year-old boy, was pronounced dead at the hospital. During the investigation, detectives obtained descriptions of the three suspects and their vehicle.
"The vehicle was located at a home in the 200 block of South 12th Street in Leavenworth. Officers made contact with the occupants at the home and three suspects were detained."
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