Local faith leaders were disappointed by their short lived ceasefire over the weekend.
The crusade to push back against the Kansas City murder count was so great that they tried it again . . . Or at least talked about redoubling their efforts . . .
Clergy and civil rights advocates in Kansas City are promoting a 21-day cease fire with offers of conflict resolution and on-call spiritual counseling in a city that's undergoing yet another deadly year of gun-related violence.The cease fire, which began at 12:01 a.m.
Sadly, that effort was also thwarted by deadly gunfire today.
This is the 69th homicide so far in KCMO this year. At this point last year, there were 83.
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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Kansas City police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Tuesday afternoon. It happened in the area of E. 36th Street and Olive Street just before 2:45 p.m. At least one person has died from their injuries. Stay with KCTV5 News for updates.
Kansas City police are investigating a fatal shooting Tuesday afternoon on the city's east side.Police officers were called about 2:45 p.m. to East 36th and Olive streets.Authorities said one person was killed.No other details have has been released. Refresh this page for updates.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating the city's 69th homicide. Officers responded around 2:40 p.m. to East 36th and Olive streets, where a victim was located. There is no additional information at this time. - This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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This afternoon at about 2:45pm, officers were called to the 3600 block of Olive in regard to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, an adult male, inside a residence who was suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. EMS responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.
Detectives and Crime Scene Personnel have responded to the scene. They will be processing the scene for evidence and canvassing for any potential witnesses.
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.
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