The week starts with a scary reminder that this town's homicide crisis continues whilst most denizens of the political discourse are focused on midterm election season and (denying or exacerbating) the fading American economy.
Here's the report . . .
Homicide 2500 block of Elmwood
This morning right at 2am officers were dispatched to the 2500 block of Elmwood on a shooting call.
A caller heard the sound of gunshot(s) and looked out and saw a victim down in front of a residence there. On arrival officers located the victim, an adult male, unresponsive in the street who appeared to have been shot.
EMS responded to the scene and declared the victim deceased.
There is no information on suspect(s) at this time.
If anyone saw anything or has any information 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, Mo. - A man was shot and killed early Monday morning in the 2500 block of Elmwood Avenue. Kansas City police were called to the area just after at 2 a.m. and found the man on the scene unresponsive and with gunshot wounds. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Kansas City, Missouri, police investigated a fatal shooting Monday morning.Officers said around 2 a.m. Monday, a caller heard gunshots and saw a man on the ground outside a home in the 2500 block of Elmwood Avenue.Police said when medics arrived at the scene, the victim was dead.No suspect information was available.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A man found lying in the roadway on Elmwood Avenue Monday morning has died. The Kansas City Missouri Police Department stated officers responded to the 2500 block of Elmwood at 2 a.m. after someone called the department saying they heard gunshots and saw someone down in front of a residence.
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