A hectic Kansas City South Side scene early this morning leaves one shooting victim dead in an otherwise peaceful neighborhood.
Unofficially, www.TonysKansasCity.com estimates that this is the 92 homicide so far this year compared to 117 last year and 85 the year before that . . . Here's the first report as authorities continue to determine what led up to the tragic domestic drama . . . Read more . . .
Homicide 13200 block of Wornall Road
This morning around 3:30am, officers were called to the area of the 13200 block of Wornall Road in regard to a disturbance involving shots fired inside a residence. Upon arrival, information was given to responding officers there was a party armed with a gun inside the residence. A police standoff/OP 100 was called to bring additional tactical resources and negotiators to the scene. As officers were still making contact with witnesses, additional information was provided to investigators there was a party inside the residence who had been shot. Based on the exigent circumstances, officers made entry into the townhome and located an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. EMS responded and pronounced the victim deceased.
Detectives and Crime Scene Personnel have responded to the scene. They will be speaking to witnesses and processing the scene for evidence.
Detectives are asking if you heard or saw anything to please contact them at 816-234-5043. Or if you would like to remain anonymous you can call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS. There is up to a $25,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.
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