The level of local violence continues to escalate going into the weekend.
Today in broad daylight, Kansas City suffers another killing . . .
Homicide 2600 block of Quincy
Around 1:45 PM, officers were in the area of 27th and Quincy on an unrelated call when they heard sound of shots. They were then flagged down by an individual in regard to a party who had been shot. Officers were directed to the 2600 block of Quincy where they found an adult male victim who had been shot. That victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Detectives and crime scene personnel have responded to the scene and are actively canvassing for witnesses and processing the scene. If you have any information please call the Homicide unit at 234-5043. If you wish to remain anonymous you can call the TIPS hotline at 474-TIPS, with up to a $25,000 reward for an arrest in this case.
Again, unofficially, this is the 117th homicide so far this year compared to 149 at this time last year and 115 the year before that.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One man was killed Friday afternoon in a shooting in east Kansas City. Officials say the shooting happened near East 27th and Quincy streets just before 2 p.m.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) --- One person is dead following a shooting in Kansas City. Police say the shooting happened shortly before 2 p.m. in the 2600 block of Quincy Avenue. Circumstances leading up to the shooting are unknown at this time. The victim's name has not been released.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One man is dead following a Friday afternoon shooting in Kansas City, Missouri. The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department said the shooting happened at around 1:45 p.m. at E. 26th Street and Quincy Avenue. Police told KSHB 41 officers were at East 27th Street and Quincy Avenue when they heard gunshots.
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