The Kansas City murder count continues to escalate and push past last year's historic pace.
Last year at this date . . . There were only 45 killings by this date in April in what was the 2nd highest historic homicide count in KCMO history.
In 2020, the worst year for Kansas City homicides in recorded history, there were only 44 killings near this date on the calendar.
Here is the 1st report . . .
Homicide 4100 Block Of McGee
This evening at about 8 PM, officers were dispatched on a shooting in the 4100 block of McGee. Upon arrival officers entered an apartment and found an adult male who had been shot and was unresponsive. Officers began CPR at that time. EMS arrived and pronounced the victim deceased. A subject of interest has been taken into custody.
Detectives and crime scene personnel have responded to the scene and are actively canvassing for witnesses and processing the scene for evidence. If you have any information please call the Homicide unit at 234-5043. If you wish to remain anonymous you can call the TIPS hotline at 474-TIPS, with up to a $25,000 reward for an arrest in this case.
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Police vehicle, lights (file photo) SOURCE: KMBC One person has died from their injuries in a shooting in the 4100 block of McGee Street.Kansas City police officers were dispatched to the area just after 8 p.m. Saturday.No suspect information has been released at this time.KMBC 9 News will bring you more information once updates are available.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting around 8 p.m. Saturday in the 4100 block of McGee. Officers arrived at an apartment and found an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was unresponsive as officers began CPR.
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