Kansas City 2022 Homicide #15: Victim Shot Dead In The Street

A homicide report from this morning is worth noting given the consistently rising rate of killing in Kansas City proper and across the nation. 

Again . . . 


This is a big deal for a lot of reasons but mostly because last year KCMO HIT THE 2ND HIGHEST RATE OF HOMICIDES IN OUR HISTORY.

Check the report . . .

Homicide 40th and South Benton

This morning at 5:15am officers were dispatched to 40th and South Benton Ave on a sound of shots call. While officers were on the way additional calls reported a shooting victim down in the street.

When officers arrived they located the victim, an adult male who appeared to have been shot, in the street unresponsive. EMS responded to the scene and declared the victim deceased.

There is not any suspect information at this time and no one is in custody.

Detectives are canvassing the area for any witnesses and crime scene investigators are processing the scene for all the evidence.

Anyone that has not talked to police and was in this area and heard or saw anything or has any information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit 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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1 dead in KCMO deadly shooting near 40th and South Benton

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Police Department is investigating an overnight deadly shooting Saturday morning. Police were called into an area of 40th and South Benton Avenue on a shooting call around 5:15 a.m. While officers were arriving, additional calls reported that a shooting victim was lying on the street.

Man dead in early morning Kansas City, Missouri, shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is investigating an early morning fatal shooting Saturday at 40th Street and South Benton Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. According to police, officers responded to a call at 5:15 a.m. on the sound of shots fired.

KCPD working overnight fatal shooting

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The Kansas City Police Department is investigating an overnight shooting. The incident happened near 40th and South Benton. The shooting is fatal, according to police. They did not release any victim information. More information will be released as crime scene investigators work the scene.

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