Perspective from the prosecutor's office about the growing number of locals scarred for life by the rising number of Kansas City metro shootings.
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"There is so much more that we could do for them," Jackson County Prosecutor on helping shooting survivors
The difference between life and death in a shooting could be a matter of millimeters, or minutes. In 2020, there were a record 176 homicides in Kansas City, Missouri. According to data compiled by the Jackson County Prosecutors Office, there were 612 shootings last year in which victims were struck by gunfire and survived.