A double murder today in the 2nd worst city to our east offers a glimpse of rising crime throughout the metro.
And once again we confront a dilemma regarding Kansas City "spillover" violence vs. endemic American violence, despair and conflict.
Again, this double murder tragedy along with a murder yesterday bring the total to 3 killed by way of Indepdence, MO homicide in less than 48 hours.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Independence Police Department is investigating a Sunday morning double homicide. Police initially responded to a crash in the 500 block of S. Ash Avenue at 6:30 a.m. on Sunday. When they arrived, the found a vehicle with a man and a woman, who had crashed into a parked and unoccupied vehicle.
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- The Independence Police Department is investigating after a man and woman were fatally shot early this morning. Officers first went to the 500 block of S. Ash Ave at 6:30 a.m. after receiving word that a vehicle had crashed.
Independence PD SOURCE: Independence PD Police are investigating after a man and a woman were shot in Independence early Sunday morning.Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash in the 500 block of S. Ash Ave. at 6:30 a.m. They found a man and woman inside a car, which was crashed into another parked, unoccupied car.
by: Brian Dulle Posted: / Updated: INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - The Independence Police Department is investigating after two people were shot and killed Sunday morning. Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash around 6:30 a.m. in the 500 block of S. Ash Avenue. Police said a vehicle with a man and woman crashed into a parked and unoccupied vehicle.
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