This morning police document another overnight homicide as deadly Summer shootings begin to escalate.
Again, this latest murder brings the homicide count to 70 compared with 83 at this time last year - A record breaking count for KCMO.
Here is the report . . .
Last night just before 11 pm, officers were dispatched to the 3300 block of E. 30th Street in regard to a shooting. Additional calls came in stating there had been an injury accident. Upon arrival, officers observed a vehicle which had collided into a wall. They found an adult male victim outside of the vehicle with injuries consistent with gunshots. The victim was transported to a local hospital with critical injuries and was pronounced deceased a few hours later. There is no suspect information at this time.
Detectives are asking if you have any information, please call the Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043. Or if you would like to remain anonymous you can do so by calling the Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS. There is a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case.
Update . . . More reporting and images from the scene . . .
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A man is dead after he was shot on the city's east side. Officers were called just before 11 p.m. Wednesday to the 3300 block of East 30th Street in regard to a shooting. Additional calls came in stating there had been an injury accident.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating a homicide related to a car crash. According to police, officers were called to the 3300 block of East 30th Street Wednesday just before 11 p.m. on a report of a shooting. Dispatchers also received calls about an injury accident in the area.
The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department says a man has died after a late night shooting and crash.Officers were dispatched to the 3300 block of East 30th Street just before 11 p.m.
Update . . . to Kansas City 2021 Homicide #70: Gunfire Victim's Car Crashes Into Wall
"After the victim was examined by the medical examiner’s office, it was determined the victim had not been shot. Further investigation has revealed the victim may have suffered from a medical emergency which caused the collision and subsequent injuries. This case is still being investigated as a death investigation, however, has not been ruled a homicide at this time."
Developing . . .