Deadly gunfire rang out this afternoon in Kansas City as local violence continues to escalate in the last quarter of the year.
Again, this is the 122nd homicide compared to 153 last year and 120 the year before that.
Here's the 1st report . . .
Homicide 4500 block of Chestnut
Around 3 PM this afternoon, officers were in the area of 46 and Benton when they heard gunshots. They notified dispatch of sound of shots and around the same time a shooting call came out in the 4500 block of Chestnut. Upon arrival officers were contacted by the reporting party who said someone had been shot inside of a residence. When officers entered the residence they found an adult male who had been shot and was deceased. There is no suspect information at this time.
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.
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D. Westerhold homicide on chestnut avenue SOURCE: D. Westerhold Police say that a man has died from his injuries in a shooting on Saturday afternoon.Officers were in the area of 46th Street and Benton Boulevard when they heard gunshots at 3 p.m.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) --- Kansas City police are investigating the city's 122nd homicide of 2021. Police say an adult male was found dead inside a home shortly after 3 p.m. in the 4500 block of Chestnut. Investigators say he was shot. There is no immediate suspect information at this time.
by: Zoe Jones Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One person is left dead after a shooting inside of a residence this afternoon in Kansas City. At around 3 p.m., officers were in the area of 46 and Benton when they heard gunshots.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting Saturday afternoon in the 4500 block of Chestnut. The incident happened around 3 p.m. Officers in the area notified dispatch they heard gunshots around 46th and Benton, according to KCPD.
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