For the second time on Sunday, Kansas City gunfire left another victim dead and boosted the homicide count past last year's historic pace.
KC now seems doomed to exceed last year's count - The 2nd highest in local history - as this year's number is nearly 10% higher than 2021 at this date on the calendar and continues to trend upward.
Here's the first report . . .
Homicide 9900 block of Walnut
This evening, just after 10 PM, officers were dispatched to the 9900 block of Walnut in regard to sound of shots. Multiple calls came in reporting sound of shots. While officers were in route, the call was updated to a shooting. Upon arrival officers located a vehicle in the parking lot. There was an adult male inside of the vehicle who had been shot. EMS responded and pronounced the victim deceased. We do not have any suspect information at this time and are asking for the public’s help.
Detectives and crime scene personnel have responded to the scene and are actively canvassing for witnesses and processing the scene for evidence. If you have any information please call the Homicide Unit at 234-5043. If you wish to remain anonymous you can call the TIPS hotline at 474-TIPS, with up to a $25,000 reward for an arrest in this case.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting in the 9900 block of Walnut. Officers responded to the area on a shots fired call around 10 p.m. Sunday. While en route, the call was upgraded to a shooting.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) --- Kansas City police are investigating the city's 98th homicide of 2022. Police confirm the deadly shooting happened late Sunday night shortly after 10 p.m. It's Kansas City's fourth homicide since Thursday of last week, edging the number closer to 100. There's no information about the victim at this time.
Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating a deadly shooting at an apartment complex Sunday night.It happened around 10 p.m. at the Willow Creek apartments near 99th Street and Walnut. Police responded to multiple calls about sounds of gunfire, they found a man shot inside a vehicle in the parking lot.
Developing . . .