Kansas City Pain At The Pump: Don't Get Shot At Local Gas Stations

There is a great deal of middle-class agony over rising gas prices.

To be fair, the cost of fuel is an important concern which has implications for the US economy.

However . . .

Kansas City residents also have to contend with the very real threat of getting shot at a local gas station amid wild weekends.

Filling up after dark on a Friday and Saturday night isn't advisable even if it offers a great opportunity for ethnographic research and delightful people watching.

Still, it's better to be safe and fill up with the worker-bee commuters. 

Meanwhile, here's a report from the latest weekend gas station hot spot spate of gunfire: 

Police say they went to the gas station at the corner of Indiana Ave. and 27th St. at around 10:08 p.m. Saturday and found the victim with gunshot wounds.

Emergency medical services took them to the hospital with what they describe as "life-threatening injuries."

Officers have not released any information on a suspect.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .

One seriously injured in shooting at gas station

One person is fighting for their life after a shooting at a Kansas City, MO gas station. Police say they went to the gas station at the corner of Indiana Ave. and 27th St. at around 10:08 p.m.

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