We're not at a 7% increase over last year's historic homicide pace - The 2nd highest ever reported in local history.
Here's the first report . . .
Homicide 5200 block of Brooklyn
Just before 7pm, officers were called to 53rd Street and Brooklyn Avenue in regard to a shooting. Upon their arrival they located the victim, an adult male, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Officers immediately began performing life saving measures until EMS arrived. Unfortunately, the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Officers have detained a subject of interest in this case.
Detectives have responded to the scene along with our Crime Scene Investigators. They will be processing the scene, speaking to witnesses and canvassing for video.
We are asking anyone with information to call detectives at 816-234-5043. Or call the TIPS Hotline to remain anonymous at 816-474-TIPS.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - One person is dead following a deadly shooting in the 5200 block of Brooklyn Ave. Kansas City police say the shooting happened shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday. There is no information currently available about the victim. This is a developing story. Stay with KCTV5 News for updates.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police in Kansas City, Missouri, are investigating a shooting that killed a man on Thursday night. The shooting happened at around 6:55 p.m. in the 5200 block of Brooklyn Avenue. No other information surrounding the circumstances of the shooting were immediately available. This story is developing and will be updated.