Judging from the rising homicide count & escalating violence this weekend . . .
It seems that Kansas City is doomed to repeat another year of historic homicide & rising crime.
A quick round-up now that the weekend is complete and everyone is returning to the grind with a hangover . . .
Despite warnings from police & politicos regarding celebratory gunfire. Friday started a spate of shooting.
The weekend continued with a scary standoff in Westport and a gunman still at large.
A wild Saturday night quickly turned into Sunday morning tragedy after a woman was discovered shot dead.
Monday morning we learned about news of MASS SHOOTING NEAR THE T-MOBILE CENTER ALONG WITH A SPATE OF CAR BREAK-INS.
Finally . . .
Last night there was a report of another killing on the South side . . .
Homicide 8900 block of Longview Road
Just before 6pm officers were called to the 8900 block of Longview on a party down. Upon arrival, officers located the victim just off the roadway suffering from apparent trauma. EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to the hospital. The victim was pronounced deceased at the hospital.
Detectives and Crime Scene Personnel have responded to the scene. They will be processing the scene for evidence and canvassing for any potential witnesses.
If you have any information, you are asked to call detectives at 816-234-5043. Or you can remain anonymous by calling the Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS. There’s a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to interest in this case.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com links . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One man was shot to death Monday evening in south Kansas City, Missouri, marking the third homicide victim of the day in the city. The latest victim was found just before 6 p.m. just off the road in the 8900 block of Longview Road.
Police responded to the area near the T-Mobile Center just after midnight, when officers heard gunshots outside the Center while investigating a separate incident (car break-ins) nearby.
KMBC file image SOURCE: KMBC file image Kansas City police said they are investigating a homicide Monday evening in the 8900 block of Longview Road.Police said officers were called to the area about 6 p.m. on a report of a person down.Authorities said officers found a man just off the roadway suffering from apparent trauma.
Accordingly . . .
NEARLY A DOZEN SHOOTINGS AND 4 MURDERS OVER THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND SIGNAL LITTLE PROGRESS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CRIME AT THE HALFWAY POINT OF 2022!!!
We will ALWAYS hope & pray that there's time to turn around and change course . . .
But the reality is that we've seen far more interest in election year politics than addressing the worsening crime crisis in Kansas City.
Developing . . .