The aftermath of a tragic Northeast killing pushes the homicide count to 135 compared to 165 at this time last year.
Here is the report . . .
Homicide 5100 block of Olive *Late Death*
On 11-11-2021 at about 3:30pm, officers were called to the 5100 block of Olive Street in regard to a shots fired call that was updated to a shooting as the officers were en route. Officers arrived on scene and found the victim, Malik McCree b/m 06-01-1996, in the street suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. A person of interest was taken into custody without incident nearby. The victim was transported to the hospital in critical condition.
Detectives investigated this case and submitted a case file for the aggravated assault. The prosecutor’s office subsequently charged Brandi Edgerson b/f 04/08/1998 with domestic assault and armed criminal action. She is in custody at Jackson County.
Detectives were later notified that the victim was taken off life support and died as a result of his injuries. Detectives will submit additional case file information to the prosecutor for their decision on any upgrading or additional charges.
As always, anybody with any more information can call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS.
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