Tragically, local rate of killing continues to trend upward as the weather warms up.
Again, this is worth repeating . . .
Kansas City continues to OUTPACE record homicide numbers in 2021 & 2020.
Here's the latest report . . .
Homicide 8100 block of Wayne - LATE DEATH
On 04/21/22 at about 6:15 pm officers were dispatched to a residence in the 8100 block of Wayne on a shooting call. They located the victim, an adult male, who appeared to be shot, in the front yard there.
EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to the hospital for treatment of his injuries.
Preliminary investigation indicated the suspect and the victim were involved in an argument in front of the house that led to the suspect shooting the victim.
Detectives and crime scene personnel responded that night and processed the scene and conducted further investigation.
On 04/28/22 detectives were notified the victim died from his injuries. The case was then deemed to be a homicide investigation. Detectives have identified a person of interest and will be conducting further investigation and working to get that person in custody and working with prosecutors to present a case file for consideration of applicable charges.
If anyone has any information they are asked to call 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. - A man injured in a shooting last week in Kansas City, Missouri has died, according to police. The shooting was reported just after 6 p.m. last Thursday, April 21, near East 81st Street and Wayne Avenue. Officers located the victim, who appeared to be shot, in the front yard of a home.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man died Thursday from gunshot wounds suffered a week before. The case has become Kansas City, Missouri's latest homicide investigation. Police said David L. Bynum, 40, was found shot about 6:15 p.m. on April 21 in the front yard of a house in the 8100 block of Wayne Avenue.
Developing . . .