At the outset of this week the local homicide count continues to keep pace with record breaking numbers.
Here's the first latest . . .
"Police were called to the Phillips 66 station near Bannister and James A. Reed roads just after 1 p.m. Monday. Officers found one person with life-threatening injuries. The victim later died from their injuries at a local hospital."
Here's the report . . .
Homicide 8100 block of Bannister
This afternoon just after 1pm officers were dispatched to the 8100 block of Bannister Rd on a shooting call.
On arrival officers were directed to a vehicle in the convenience store/gas station parking lot, inside that vehicle officers located an adult male shooting victim unresponsive.
Officers summoned EMS to the scene who transported the victim to the hospital where he was declared deceased.
Preliminary investigation indicates the shooting occurred in the business parking lot when an unknown suspect shot the victim near the vehicle. The suspect then left the scene in an unknown direction.
Detectives and crime scene investigators are processing the scene for evidence and canvassing for any potential witnesses.
Both Bannister Road and James A Reed road are well traveled this time of day and detectives are hopeful that someone heard or saw something that will give them some indication of what led up to the shooting.
If anyone in this area heard or saw anything here or has any information they are 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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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City police are investigating a homicide Monday afternoon after one person was found shot at a gas station. Police were called to the Phillips 66 station near Bannister and James A. Reed roads just after 1 p.m. Monday. Officers found one person with life-threatening injuries.
Rodney Taylor // Google business photos SOURCE: Rodney Taylor // Google business photos The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department confirmed that they are investigating a fatal shooting Monday afternoon. The shooting reportedly occurred at Phillips 66 gas station in the 8100 block of E. Bannister road.
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