The Kansas City homicide count now hits double digits and keep pace with the record setting upward trajectory over the past few years.
Here's tonight's report . . .
Homicide 10th and Olive
Tonight around 8:30 PM officers were dispatched on a medical nature unknown at 10th and Olive. Upon arrival they were flagged down by a female next to a vehicle. She stated that she and the victim were in a vehicle at an unknown location when someone shot at them, striking the victim. Officers observed an unresponsive adult male in the vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds. EMS responded and pronounced him deceased.
Detectives and crime scene personnel have responded to the scene and are actively canvassing for witnesses and processing the scene for evidence. If you have any information please call the Homicide unit at 234-5043. If you wish to remain anonymous you can call the TIPS hotline at 474-TIPS, with up to a $25,000 reward for an arrest in this case.
Updated with local MSM coverage . . .
Kansas City police said a man was fatally shot Wednesday night.Police said officers were called at 8:34 p.m. to 10th and Olive streets on a medical nature unknown. When they arrived, officers were flagged down by a woman next to a vehicle.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man died in a shooting in Kansas City, Missouri, on Wednesday evening. Officers responded to an unknown medical nature call at around 8:30 p.m. near east 10th and Olive Streets. When they arrived, officers saw a vehicle in a street and a woman flagged them down.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- One person is dead following a shooting Wednesday night in Kansas City. The shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. in the area of 10th Street and Olive. There's no immediate suspect information at this time. Stay with KCTV5 News for updates.
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