As this cowtown emerges from COVID . . . The Kansas City 2021 July 4th Weekend was one of the most violent in recent memory.
Early this morning a reader warned us of the carnage . . . Now, local news backs up the trend with follow-up reporting . . .
Accordingly . . .
11 PEOPLE SHOT IN ABOUT 4 HOURS REVEALS JUST HOW QUICKLY KANSAS CITY VIOLENCE CAN GET OUT OF CONTROL!!!
We can only hope this isn't the tipping point for even more tragedy throughout the Summer.
Check the links . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Amid the Fourth of July celebrations and fireworks, there were also 11 shootings Sunday night in Kansas City, Missouri. One shooting so far has been deadly, and victims in at least two more sustained life threatening injuries, according to KCPD. All 11 shootings occured between 10 p.m.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - The Kansas City, Missouri Police Department is investigating six different shootings that happened overnight in a little over three hours, which left 10 people injured and one person dead. The first in this string of shootings happened around 10:20 p.m. in the area of 69th and Swope Parkway.
The Kansas City Police Department said it responded to 11 shooting victims - including one fatal - in the overnight hours on Sunday and Monday.KCPD said the shooting death occurred early Monday morning near police headquarters. The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m.
The nationwide trend . . .
At least 150 people were killed by gun violence in more than 400 shootings across the country during the Fourth of July weekend as major cities nationwide confront a surge in violent crime, according to data compiled by the Gun Violence Archive.
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