Amid a chaotic afternoon and no less then three separate deadly gunfire scenes alerted in a span of mere hours, police report the latest local homicide.
A shooting at 52nd and Euclid which occurred earlier today is now a homicide.
We'll update with more deets as they become available. Unofficially, this brings the homicide count to #66 compared to 81 at this time last year.
Here are some of the first reports . . .
UPDATE: Kansas City police say one of the victims in this shooting has died from their injuries at a local hospital. This is now a homicide investigation. Original story: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City police are investigating a double shooting near East 52nd Street and Euclid Avenue.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The Kansas City Police Department is investigating a double shooting that happened on Tuesday afternoon. It happened in the area of E. 52nd Street and Euclid Avenue around 2 p.m. One of the victims was taken to a local hospital in a private vehicle (meaning, not an ambulance).
Violence erupted across the Kansas City metro Tuesday afternoon after there were four fatal shootings.Kansas City, Missouri police said they are investigating three separate homicides. Police in Kansas City, Kansas, are investigating one.In Kansas City, Missouri, police said one person was fatally shot on Independence Avenue near Bales Avenue.The shooting was reported about 1:30 p.m.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police are investigating three separate shootings that happened in less than two hours Tuesday afternoon. The first happened around 1:30 p.m. near Bales and Independence avenues. Investigators said one person died after the gunman walked up and fired a gun. The shooter ran away before officers arrived at the scene.
Developing . . .