Kansas City 2022 Homicide Count Hits #90: Four Killings This Weekend

Kansas City police are investigating the latest local murder this evening after a bloody spate of violence over the past 24 hours. 

Yesterday 3 people were murdered in the span of less than 12 hours. 

Now . . .

Authorities are headed to the scene of a homicide in the 2600 block of E 29th.

Here is the first report . . .

Homicide 2600 block of E 29th

Tonight about 6:40 pm officers were called to an apartment in the 2600 block of E 29th on a cutting call.

On arrival officers were directed into an apartment there where they located an unresponsive victim suffering from unknown injuries.

The caller told officers that they heard the victim (adult male) and an unknown suspect involved in an argument that led to a physical altercation which led to the victim being injured.

Officers summoned EMS to the scene for treatment. The victim was declared deceased here at the scene.

Detectives will be processing the scene along with crime scene investigators to get a better idea of what led up to the altercation as well as what caused the victims injuries.

If anyone has any information and has not been in touch with detectives they are asked to contact the Homicide Unit directly at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline anonymously at 816-474-TIPS.


UPDATE . . . Here's a look at MSM coverage . . .

Police: Man found dead after altercation Sunday in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man died early Sunday night following an altercation in Kansas City, Missouri. Around 6:40 p.m. Sunday, officers received a call regarding a stabbing near an apartment in the area of E. 29th Street and Prospect Avenue. When officers arrived, they located the victim and called for paramedics, who pronounced the victim deceased.

Man killed during altercation at apartment near 29th, Prospect

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) -- A man is dead following an altercation with a second individual Sunday night. Police were called out to the area of the 2600 block of E. 29th Street on a report of a stabbing. When they arrived on scene, they discovered a deceased individual inside the home.

Man dies after stabbing on East 29th Street

Kansas City police say one person has died after an argument led to a physical altercation.Officers were called to the 2600 block of East 29th Street on a report of a stabbing.On arrival, first responders were led to an apartment where they located an unresponsive man suffering from unknown injuries.Officers

Now . . .

There were only 85 homicides at this time last year. Tragically, 2021 garnered the 2nd highest murder count in the recorded history of Kansas City, Missouri.

Also . . . We shouldn't forget that last week five killings were recorded as well.

Reality . . .

Going into election season the rate of deadly violence on Kansas City streets continues to trend upward as our elected officials downplay this crisis in favor of focusing on partisan politics and culture war talking points.

Developing . . .