Kansas City 2023 Homicide #11: Deadly Gunfire Near Swope Parkway

Following an EPIC pro-football victory milestone for Kansas City . . . An arctic January night turns deadly on the city's embattled East side. 

Here's the first report as KCMO homicide stats continue to keep pace with a deadly trend that has taken hold over the past four years . . .

Homicide 55th and Swope Pkwy

This morning just before 1am, officers were called to shots fired in the area of Meyer and Swope.  Upon their arrival, they began canvassing the area and located the victim inside a vehicle just north of E 55th Street and Cleveland Ave.  The victim was suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.  EMS responded and declared the victim deceased at the scene.

Detectives and Crime Scene Personnel have responded to the scene.  They will be processing the scene for evidence and canvassing for any witnesses. 

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 816-234-5043.  Or you can remain anonymous by calling the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.  There is a reward of up to $25,000 for information given to the hotline which leads to an arrest in the case. 


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KCPD investigating fatal shooting at 55th, Swope Parkway

UPDATE | The victim has been identified as 20-year-old Thomas Lewis. ORIGINAL STORY | Kansas City, Missouri, Police are investigating a fatal shooting near 55th Street and Swope Parkway. Around 1 a.m. Monday, officers were called to the area. Police say the victim was found inside a car with gunshot wounds just north of East 55th and Cleveland Avenue.

Man found shot dead in vehicle overnight in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating a deadly shooting that occurred near Meyer Boulevard and Swope Parkway Monday morning. Just before 1 a.m., officers responded to the area. Police discovered a man with gunshot wounds in a vehicle just north of east 55th Street and Cleveland Avenue.

KCPD finds 20-year-old shot to death in a vehicle overnight

The Kansas City, Missouri Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred overnight Sunday in Kansas City. Just before one a.m., officers were alerted to the sound of gunfire in the area of Meyer Blvd. and Swope Pkwy. Upon arrival, KCPD began canvassing the area and located a victim inside a vehicle just north of East 55th Street and Cleveland Ave.

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