Labor day concludes with another spate of gunfire and our Kansas City homicide count continuing to escalate beyond historic levels.
Here's the report . . .
Homicide 16th and Oakley
Just before 6:15pm, officers were called to the area of E 16th St and Oakley in regard to a reported shooting. Officers arrived and began searching the area. A second 911 call for a shooting came in a few minutes later in the 5600 block of E 17th St. Upon their arrival on E 17th Street, officers located a victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds inside a vehicle. EMS responded and transported the victim to the hospital in life-threatening condition. A second victim who was suffering from apparent gunshot wounds showed up to the hospital by private conveyance.
The victim who was transported by EMS succumbed to their injuries at the hospital and was pronounced deceased. The second victim is listed in stable condition.
Detectives and Crime Scene Personnel have responded to the scenes. They will be processing the scene for evidence and canvassing for any potential witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 816-234-5043. Or remain anonymous by calling the Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS. There is a $25,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in this case.
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Kansas City, Missouri, police are reporting an early evening homicide on Monday.Police say the Labor Day shooting happened around 6:10 p.m.The shooting occurred in the area of 17th and Oakley Ave.KCPD says one male victim was shot and later died at the hospital.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police in Kansas City, Missouri, are investigating a shooting that killed a man on Monday evening. At around 6:13 p.m., officers responded to Oakley Avenue and east 16th Street on reports of a shooting. Responding officers began searching the area and later received reports of shooting in the 5600 block of east 17th Street.
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