Gunfire echoed through local streets tonight and this tragic report offers the first description of a horrific crime scene.
Detectives are still investigating as KCMO counts its 101st killing so far in 2021.
Homicide: Independence and The Paseo
Tonight at 8pm, officers were called to Independence and Garfield on a reported injury accident. Upon arrival officers located a vehicle on its side which had apparently crashed. Officers observed the victim, an adult female, inside the vehicle who appeared to be suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. EMS responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
Preliminarily investigation suggests there was a shooting just to the west of Independence and Garfield.
Detectives and Crime Scene Personnel responded to the scene. AIU detectives have also responded to the scene. Detectives will be speaking to witnesses. Crime Scene will be processing the scene.
Detectives are asking if you have any information, please call them at 816-234-5043. Or you can remain anonymous by calling the Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS. There is a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to an arrest.
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Kansas City police said they are investigating a homicide Monday night at Independence and Garfield avenues.Police were called to the area about 8 p.m. on a car crash. At the same time, authorities said that they also received reports of shots being fired in the area.When officers arrived, they found a woman in the vehicle who appeared to have been shot.
Woman shot, killed inside vehicle leads to crash on Independence Avenue, Kansas City police investigating
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City police are investigating after a deadly shooting led to a car crash Monday night. The incident was reported around 8 p.m. on Independence Avenue, just east of The Paseo. Police dispatch tells FOX4 one woman was shot inside her vehicle and has died from her injuries.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A woman has died following a shooting and car crash Monday night in Kansas City, Missouri. The victim's car was found on its side about 8 p.m. at Independence Boulevard and Garfield Avenue. It's unknown at this time what led to the shooting.
One woman is dead following a crash and apparent shooting on Independence Avenue. Monday night at 8 p.m., officers were called to Independence and Garfield on a reported injury accident. Upon arrival officers located a vehicle on its side which had apparently crashed.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A woman has died in an apparent homicide late Monday night in KCMO. Police were called around 8:00 p.m. to Independence and Garfield where they found a car flipped on its side. The car had bullet holes in it.
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