This town is pushing past HISTORIC NUMBERS FOR KILLING over the past tow years.
This is the 4th homicide in less than 24 hours and, again, exceeds the pace of 2020 & 2021 -- The deadliest years in local history, respectively.
Here's the report . . .
Homicide 3700 block of Wayne
This afternoon just after 1pm officers were called to the 3700 block of Wayne on a sound of gunshots call.
While officers were on the way the call was upgraded to a shooting call involving a victim in the front yard of a residence there.
On arrival officers were directed to an adult male unresponsive in a front yard of a residence just south of the intersection who appeared to have been shot.
Officers summoned EMS to the scene who declared the victim deceased here at the scene.
There is no information on suspect(s) at this time.
Detectives and crime scene investigators are here now processing the scene for evidence and canvassing for possible witnesses.
If anyone has any information and they have not talked to detectives 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 police are investigating after a man was shot and killed Friday afternoon in the front yard of a home near 37th Street and Wayne Avenue.Police said officers were called just after 1 p.m.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man was killed in a Friday afternoon homicide in Kansas City, Missouri, marking the city's third homicide in a five hour stretch . Police told KSHB 41 they were called out around 1 p.m. to an area around 37th Street and Wayne Avenue.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City police are on scene of a homicide Friday afternoon, the third deadly shooting in the last two days. Officers were called to the area of 37th Street and Wayne Avenue on a shooting call just after 1 p.m. One victim was found dead at the scene.
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