Kansas City's deadly violent crime crisis persists given that last year there were only 97 homicides at this date on the calendar.
The current 8.2% increase in the pace of KCMO killing for 2022 is important because the level of killing tends to escalate toward the end of the year before Winter arrives.
Here is the first report from last night's deadly crime scene . . .
Homicide 3500 block of Wayne
Just before 8:30pm officers were called to the 3500 block of Wayne on a reported disturbance. While officers were on their way, the call was updated to a shooting. Upon their arrival, officers located the victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to the hospital. A short time later the victim was pronounced deceased.
Detectives and Crime Scene Personnel have responded to the scene. They will be processing the scene and speaking to any potential witnesses.
Anyone with information is asked to call detectives or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.
There is a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case.
Accordingly . . .
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