Kansas City 2021 Homicide Count Hits Homicide #142 After Latest Deadly East Side Shooting

The Kansas City homicide count continues to escalate at the year's end and amid increasing tension betwixt political leaders and the police.

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Unofficially, this is homicide #142 so far this year compared to 171 at this time last year and 141 the year before that . . . Here's the report:

Homicide 3600 block of E 46th Ter

This morning about 4:45 AM officers were called to 46th Terrace and Bales on a shooting call.  When they arrived they found an adult male who had been shot, unresponsive in the front yard of a residence there.

Officers summoned EMS to the scene who declared the victim deceased.

Responding officers have one person, who was at the scene when they arrived, detained for further investigation and detectives are speaking with them now.

Crime scene investigators are processing the scene for evidence and detectives are canvassing for any witnesses.

If anyone has any information they are asked to contact Homicide detectives directly at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS hotline anonymously at 816-474-TIPS, There is a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case.

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KCPD investigating overnight shooting early Saturday morning

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Police Department are investigating an overnight shooting early Saturday morning. Officers were dispatched to 46th Terrance and Bales on a shooting call around 4:45 a.m. Upon arrival, officers found a man in the front yard of a residence. He died at the scene.

KCPD investigating fatal shooting in Kansas City, Missouri early Saturday

Police are a reporting a homicide in the 3600 block of E 46th Terrace in Kansas City, Missouri. KCPD has yet to release additional details to the public. Officers are on scene and early reports confirm the incident to be a fatal shooting. This page will update with additional details as they are released.

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