Kansas City Crime Scene: Gunfire, Suspected Creeper & Tragedy Cont'd

We'll talk more about rising Kansas City metro violence in a bit but in this quick rundown we want to share info, news, crime scene reports and notes on police action in the past 24 hours.

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KC 360 eyes early 2023 launch in Kansas City neighborhood to address violence

The new year is going to bring a new, more comprehensive approach for addressing gun violence in Kansas City. It's called KC 360, it's coming to the Santa Fe Neighborhood, and it's modeled after a wildly successful approach in Omaha, Nebraska.

2 wounded in shooting at Eisenhower Park in KCK

The Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office is investigating a double shooting Friday evening at Eisenhower Park.Investigators said deputies were called about 5:45 p.m. to the park on a reporting shooting and found two victims. They were taken to a hospital.Authorities said no arrests have been made.Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

Suspect charged in Excelsior Springs kidnapping, sexual assault

EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. - A suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with a suspected kidnapping and sexual assault in Excelsior Springs, Missouri. Police say Timothy Haslett Jr. has been charged by Clay County prosecutors with first-degree kidnapping, first degree rape and second degree assault.

Neighbors help woman who said she was held against her will, sexually assaulted

EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. (KCTV) - Neighbors helped a woman who was going door to door screaming for help around 7:47 a.m. Friday. She told neighbors and police she escaped a home where she was held against her will and sexually assaulted near Old Orchard Avenue and south Kimball Avenue.

Trial date set for mother whose toddler son was found dead, had drugs in his system

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A Kansas City charged in connection with the death of her son has had her trial date set. Michaela Chism, accused of first-degree child endangerment (involving drugs), will appear before jury trial Dec. 19.

KCK Vietnam War veteran receives replacement medals for his service

For the last couple of years, a Kansas City, Kansas, man has been trying to replace the medals he had earned for his military service. Frank Parra is a Vietnam War veteran. He was decorated several times for heroism under fire. But over the years, he lost track of those medals.He never lost track of what happened.

Slain Kansas City firefighter remembered as 'kind, honest' big brother by loved ones

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Those who loved Anthony Santi remember him as kind, honest and a role model in the community. According to Christy Still, Santi was the type of person who always stood up for what he believed was right. She said he was like a "big brother" to many.

Kansas City firefighter dies in off-duty tragedy

Kansas City firefighter Anthony "Tony" Santi died on Thursday, Oct. 6, off-duty at a gas station in Independence, Mo. Greater Kansas City Local 42, the union Santi belonged to, said in a release that Santi was attempting to come to the defense of a gas station employee near US 40 Highway and Sterling Avenue.

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