Kansas City 2021 Homicide #60: Woman Shot Dead Near E. 42nd Street

This morning another woman was killed by way of homicide in KCMO.

Unofficially, this is the 60th homicide so far this year compared to 68 at this time last year. 

I'm not exactly sure but one of the TKC commenters reports that this might be the 4th woman killed in this month alone.

Here is the report of KCPD working this scene in the early morning rain . . .

This morning right at 12:45 AM officers were dispatched to the 10500 block of E. 42nd St. at the apartment complex on a sound of shots call, callers heard several shots near an apartment building there.

When officers arrived they were directed towards the entryway of one of the apartment buildings.

As they made their way inside the building they located an adult female shooting victim unresponsive outside the apartment units in a common area of the building

EMS responded and declared the victim deceased at the scene.

There is no information on suspect(s) at this time.

Detectives and crime scene personnel will be canvassing for witnesses and processing the scene for evidence to determine what led up to the shooting.

If anyone saw anything or has any information they are asked to contact the homicide unit directly at 234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline anonymously at 474-TIPS


UPDATE . . .

KCPD investigates city's 60th homicide

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Authorities are investigating Kansas City's 60th homicide. Officers were called at 12:45 a.m. Thursday to the 10500 block of East 42nd Street at the apartment complex on a sound of shots call. Callers said they heard several shots near an apartment building there.

Woman shot and killed at apartment building

Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating a deadly shooting at an apartment building Thursday morning.It happened around 12:45 a.m. at an apartment complex on East 42ndSt. near Pittman Road. Police responded to a sound-of-shots call and found a woman shot inside the apartment building.

Developing . . .