The latest local murder reminds us that this town is becoming more inhospitable and home to a growing rate of local killing.
For clarification . . .
The gunfire victim was a guest of the hotel, not a hotel employee.
Here's the first report . . .
Homicide 8500 E. 350 Hwy.
This morning about 03:45 am officers were dispatched to the Crown Lodge at 8500 E. 350 Hwy on a shooting call. On arrival officers were directed to the victim, an adult male, in the hotel lobby/common area there.
The victim had apparent gunshot wounds, and officers began rendering aid and summoned EMS. EMS responded and transported the victim to the hospital with life threatening injuries.
Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the scene at that time and conducted investigation and processing. Preliminary investigation indicates that the victim and an unknown suspect had a confrontation that led to an altercation and eventually shots being fired and the victim was struck. The suspect reportedly left the area in an unknown direction.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man died from life-threatening injuries sustained in an early morning shooting Sunday in Kansas City, Missouri. KCMO police were dispatched around 3:45 a.m. to Crown Lodge at 8500 East 350 Highway on reports of a shooting.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City police are investigating a deadly shooting that occurred inside a hotel early Sunday morning. Officers were dispatched to Crown Lodge at 8500 E. 350 Hwy in regards to a shooting call around 3:45 a.m. Upon arrival, they found one man in the hotel lobby with apparent gunshot wounds.
A man is dead after what Kansas City police are calling an altercation at a motel lobby in East Kansas City, Missouri.Around 3:45 a.m. Sunday, officers were sent to the Crown Lodge at 8500 E. 350 Highway for a reported shooting in the motel lobby.
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