Desperate and repeated pleading with the public didn't seem to dissuade locals from shooting into the air with reckless abandon.
Even worse . . .
TWO PEOPLE WERE HIT AMID NYE PARTY TIME GUNFIRE!!!
Here's the roundup . . .
"Between 6 p.m. on December 31, 2021 through 6 a.m. on January 1, 2022 there were 259 Sounds of Shots calls for service city wide, 207 of which were in the city’s urban core patrol zones, Metro, Central and East. ShotSpotter recorded 174 incidents, totaling 1,162 rounds recorded."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news links . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department has reported that two people were shot and 11 properties damaged, including one police vehicle, in celebratory gunfire on New Year's Eve. However, the department also said they had reason to believe fewer incidents of celebratory gunfire were recorded this year than last.
Michael Bushnell The Kansas City, Mo., Police Department (KCPD) has released some preliminary numbers in relation to celebratory gunfire this year on New Year's Eve and the numbers represent a dramatic decrease in terms of calls for service and ShotSpotter activations. Between 6 p.m. on December 31, 2021 through 6 a.m.
Developing . . .