Kansas City Crime Scene: Deadly Gunfire & Stealing

A quick survey of the Sunday news cycle shows that Kansas City residents were enjoying the nicer weather by shooting at one another and committing brazen acts of thievery.

Here's our TKC news roundup . . .

Motorcycle crash turns into homicide investigation in Kansas City, Missouri

What started out as a deadly motorcycle crash has turned into a homicide investigation in Kansas City, Missouri.KCPD says 50-year-old Jeffery Nemitz, of Ohama, Nebraska, was thrown from his motorcycle after going up a curb around 3 a.m. Sunday, at St. John Avenue and Benton Boulevard.Police say Nemitz lost control and was ejected.

Shooting leaves one with critical injuries in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) --- Police in Kansas City say a woman was critically wounded in a shooting on Sunday afternoon. The shooting occurred around 3:15 p.m. on Sunday in the 1000 block of Admiral Boulevard. There's no initial suspect information at this time. The woman was taken to the hospital with critical injuries.

Police investigate shooting outside Family Dollar in Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri police are investigating after someone was a shot outside a Family Dollar Sunday night.It happened just before 7 p.m. in the store's parking lot at 39th and Indiana.Officers say the victim has life-threatening injuries.No suspect information has been released.This is a developing story, check back for updates.

$5K in gear stolen from Kansas City musician

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) --- With events resuming after a year or two off because of the pandemic, gig workers are back at it. But one local Kansas City musician hit a sour note Tuesday morning: His personal gear was missing from his car. "It just took a second to sink in," said musician Jason Reinhard.

Mother of Jabraughn James children speaks out

KANSAS CITY, Mo - Jabraughn James was shot a few a months ago in the Westport area and after receving justice, the mother of his children sheds light on what kind of person James was. Nearly 3 months after his death, a slice of justice has arrived, the mother of the victim's children sharing her story.

Mental health evaluation ordered for mother of murdered child

The Kansas City, Missouri, mother arrested and charged with murdering her 6-year-old son is being held without bond and will undergo a mental health evaluation. The prosecution of Tasha Haefs, 35, was suspended Thursday after a mental health evaluation was ordered in the case.

Video How mental health issues contribute to rising crime

Murders in New York City are up 47% since 2020. Former NYPD Detective Robert Boyce and UConn psychiatrist Wizdom Powell explain how mental health issues have contributed to that spike.

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