Silence Plagues Kansas City Amid Worsening Murder Spike

Police and community leaders are desperate to encourage more community involvement as homicides continue to trend and locals stay quiet amid the carnage.

Here's a peek at the frustration and update on the latest local homicide that we blogged last night . . .

"I don't have any suspect information at this time,” Leslie Foreman, KCPD Spokesperson, said. “As always asking for the public's help if you know anything, hear, saw anything to reach out."

Foreman said this was the city's 122nd homicide of the year.

 "Even though our numbers are down this year comparatively, that doesn't matter to the person that's dealing with this and the family that's dealing with this,” Foreman said.

Police said the reason behind the shooting is still being investigated.

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Killer still on the loose after Kansas City Police Department sees 122nd homicide of the year

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man is dead, and his killer is still on the loose after a shooting on Kansas City's east side. Police said it happened 3 p.m. on the 4500 th block of Chestnut. Officers were around the area of 46 and Benton when they heard gunshots.