Kansas City Confronts Rising Threat Of More Mass Shootings & Homicide Amid Summer 2022

Of the past few days we've seen that gunfire continues to threaten Kansas City this Summer.

Here's a quick glimpse at the damage and a reminder for our TKC blog community to be careful and take it easy out there . . . Check-it . . .

KC-area police departments evaluate security improvements after mass shootings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After the mass shooting that killed seven people in an Illinois suburb, KSHB 41 News spoke with police departments in the Kansas City area about their safety plans for larger gatherings. John Lacy, the public information officer for the Overland Park Police Department, couldn't get into detail about what's in an Incident Action Plan.

Fourth of July weekend marred by violent shootings across U.S.

This year's Fourth of July weekend, a time when Americans gather for barbecues, parades and fireworks, was marred by violence, rattling a nation already on edge in the wake of multiple mass shootings. In the Chicago suburb of Highland Park, six people were killed and 38 others were injured when a gunman opened fire from a rooftop onto parade festivities below Monday morning.

Raytown woman survives 2 mass shootings in matter of days

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - What should have been a fun weekend away was everything but that for Sarah Pitts. The 19 year-old from Raytown, Missouri, took a trip to Oklahoma with her boyfriend in late May where they attended an outdoor festival in the city of Taft.

Independence man critically injured in shooting near cemetery

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Police are investigating after finding a shooting suspect hiding in a house after he allegedly left the man he's accused of injuring in the street. Officers responded to a shooting shortly before 3 p.m. It happened near South Noland Road and East Sea Avenue, across the street from Woodlawn Cemetery.

Authorities still looking for suspects following fatal shooting in Platte County

PLATTE COUNTY, Mo. (KCTV) - The authorities in Platte County are asking for the public to help them find two individuals suspected of being involved in a homicide. The Platte County Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting in the 28000 block of Oberdiek Lane at about 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, June 28.

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