Increased COVID restrictions and lockdowns have coincided with an uptick in local killing.
To wit . . .
DEADLY SUNDAY SHOOTING SPIKES THE KCMO HOMICIDE COUNT TO #98 SO FAR IN 2021 AS THE RATE OF KILLING QUICKLY ESCALATES AFTER 5 PEOPLE KILLED IN 48 HOURS!!!
Here's the report . . .
Homicide 500 block E 105th St
Today just before 1pm, officers were called to the Extended Stay Hotel at 550 W. 105th St on a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a victim inside a room who was suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. EMS responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased. Police took one suspect into custody at the scene.
Detectives and Crime Scene Personnel have responded to the scene. They will be speaking with witnesses and processing the scene for evidence.
If you have any information, please call the Homicide detectives 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.
News update via www.TonysKansasCity.com links . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One person has died, and another is in custody following a shooting at a south Kansas City, Missouri, hotel. Shortly before 1:00 p.m. police were called to a shooting at the Extended Stay America hotel near I-435 & Holmes in Kansas City.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police are on scene in the 500 block of east 105th Street to investigate a homicide. The address appears to be the Sonesta Select Kansas City South. FOX4 has a crew on the way and will update this story when details are availabel.
SOURCE: KMBC Kansas City, Missouri Police are investigating a homicide at the Extended Stay Hotel at 550 W. 105th Street, the city's third homicide in less than 24 hours.Officers were called to the hotel just before 1 p.m. Sunday for a reported shooting. They found a victim inside a room who had been shot.
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