Like it or not, the pandemic continues to spike the metro murder count.

Here's part of the latest report . . .

"A public information officer says the incident occurred at 27th and Stewart. One male juvenile is being reported dead at the scene. A shooting call came in to police at 7:43 p.m."

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Minor shot and killed in Kansas City, Kansas, Wednesday evening

A shooting involving a minor has been reported in Kansas City, Kansas, Wednesday night.

KCK police investigating after minor is fatally shot on Wednesday night

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that happened on Wednesday night. According to the police, it happened at 7:43 p.m. in the 2700 block of Stewart Ave. All that's known at this time is that the victim was a minor and their injuries were fatal.

Police investigating after juvenile shot and killed in Kansas City, Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Kansas City, Kansas police are on the scene after someone under the age of 18 was shot and killed Wednesday night. Officers responded to a shots fired call just before 8 p.m. near 27th Street and Parallel Parkway. When police arrived on scene they found a juvenile shot to death.

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