A quick peek at more crime news this evening . . .
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Tragic testimony after gunfire . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The family of a gravely wounded 21-year-old man shot outside of a Kansas City bowling alley shared stories and expressed their love for him while also calling for justice. Avery Williams was one of three people hurt Sunday night just after 11 in the parking lot at Ward Parkway Lanes .
Horrific crime scene to the East . . .
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- An overnight shooting in Independence sent a victim to the hospital, followed by a suicide nearby, according to police. Officers responded at 3 a.m. to an area near 24 Highway and Huttig Avenue in response to a shots fired call.
Show-Me Menacing Political Chatter
Leading Missouri Republicans on Tuesday swiftly attacked a new U.S. Department of Justice initiative to address threats of violence and intimidation directed at school officials as districts across the state contend with harassment. School boards in Missouri, and nationally, have faced repeated threats and harassment as classrooms become battlegrounds over COVID-19 protocols and how the country's history of anti-Black racismwill be taught.
Meth & Gun Roundup . . .
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A Kansas City man was sentenced in federal court Tuesday for illegally possessing a firearm and methamphetamine. Anthony E. Myers, 40, was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison without parole. He was found guilty in July of 2020 on one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm and one count of possessing methamphetamine.
Search For Justice Cont'd
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a car believed to be connected to a hit-and-run accident that left one woman dead in September. Ocalla Snyder, who went by Callie, was killed last month near Truman Road and Stark Avenue.
Developing . . .