Homicide Surge Hits Overland Park


There has been a historic homicide uptick across the nation amid the pandemic.

Here's a peek at an embattled local suburban on the Kansas side coping with the ongoing crisis . . . Check-it . . .

Overland Park police identify victim of homicide near Greenbrier Condos off 85th Street

The Overland Park, Kansas, police department is investigating an early morning homicide in a busy area of the city.Police said the incident happened in the 8500 block of West 8th Street - that area is near the Overland Park City Hall, and not far from Shawnee Mission West High School.News Chopper 9's Johnny Rowlands flew over the scene and noted most of the Greenbrier Condominiums, across from Shawnee Mission West, have been roped off with crime scene tape.

Man killed in shooting near 85th, Antioch in Overland Park

OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) -- Police in Overland Park are investigating a homicide early Monday morning. The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Jeren Hinton of Overland Park. Officers say a man is dead after a shooting about 5:20 a.m. in the 8500 block of West 85th Street.

Overland Park police investigating deadly shooting at condos near city hall

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Police are trying to identify a killer who shot a man early Monday morning at a condo complex right across the street from city hall. At about 5:20 a.m., police say witnesses who live in the Greenbrier Condominiums reported hearing a gunshot in the parking lot.

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