The local murder spike persists but there's reason for hope tonight . . .
After reports of the latest deadly shooting, there's also news of an arrest. Check the report:
Homicide 6000 block of Agnes
This evening just after 6:45pm, officers were called to the 6000 block of Agnes Ave in regard to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, an adult male, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. EMS responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.
Officers have detained a subject of interest at this time.
Detectives and Crime Scene Personnel have responded to the scene. They will be processing the scene and speaking to witnesses.
Detectives are asking anyone with information to call them at 816-234-5043. Or if you would like to remain anonymous you can do so by calling the Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.
MSM coverage so far . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For the 157th time this year in Kansas City, Missouri, police are trying to solve a homicide. The latest homicide occurred at about 7 p.m. at East 60th Street and Agnes Avenue, police said. A man was found shot to death. No other information was immediately available.
by: Brian Dulle Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Detectives with the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department are investigating after one person was shot and killed Monday night. The incident was reported just before 7 p.m. near E. 60th Street and Agnes Avenue.
Hide Transcript Show Transcript AND WE HAVE MORE BREAKING NEWS IN KANSAS CI.TY POLICE ARE INVTIESGATING A DEADLY SHOOTING AT 60TH AND AGNES. OFFICERS FOUND A MAN DEAD FROM A GUNSHOT WOUND JUST BEFORE 7:00.
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