Kansas City Homicide #78: Deadly Shooting On Kensington Avenue

Deadly gunfire echoed through an Eastside neighborhood on Sunday afternoon.

Police are actively investigating the fatal shooting . . .

Right now we know that this is, unofficially, the 78th homicide so far in 2021 compared to 99 at this time last year during a historic murder surge. However, the current total outpaces 2019 (74), 2018 (63) and 2017 (76) at this date on the calendar.

Here's the report . . .

Around 4:15 PM officers were dispatched to the 3000 block of Kensington on a shooting. Upon arrival they found an adult male victim suffering from gunshot wounds.  The victim was transported to a local hospital and was then pronounced deceased. Initial information received is that there was an argument between two adult males which led to the shooting.  The suspect fled the scene.  Detectives are currently canvassing the area for witnesses and crime scene personnel are processing the scene for evidence.

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.

Check the links . . .

1 person dead following shooting in the 3000 block of Kensington Avenue

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One person died following a shooting in the 3300 block of Kensington Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. The incident happened just after 4 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. According the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department, there was an altercation between the victim and the suspect shortly before the shooting.

Kansas City police investigating homicide in the 3300 block of Kensington

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) --- One person has died following a shooting in the 3300 block of Kensington Avenue in Kansas City. The homicide happened late Sunday afternoon. This is a developing story. Stay tuned to KCTV5 News for more. KCTV5.com is now with you on the go!

One dead after argument, suspect still at large

by: Zoe Jones Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One person has been pronounced dead from gunshot wounds after an argument on Sunday afternoon. Police were sent to the 3000 block of Kensington for a shooting. When they arrived at the scene they found an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds.

One man dead after shooting stemmed from an argument Sunday afternoon

A man is dead after a shooting on the East Side of Kansas City, Missouri. Police said it stemmed from an argument between two men, but don't know what they were arguing about. It happened on East 30 th street and Kensington Avenue.

Developing . . .