Kansas City Homicide Count Hits 60 As Teen Dies Following Gunfire

Amid ongoing political debate . . . It's important to take note that we're still on pace with 2020 homicide numbers . . . The most deadly year in KCMO history.

Here's today's tragic report . . .

Homicide - LATE DEATH - E 12th St/Van Brunt Blvd

On 05-07-2023 just before 6:15pm, officers were called to E 12th St and Denver Ave in regard to a shooting.  Upon arrival, officers located the victim in the area of E 12th Street and Van Brunt Blvd suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.  EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to the hospital in critical condition.

Detectives and Crime Scene Personnel responded to the scene at that time.  They processed the scene for evidence and canvassed for witnesses.

On 05-14-2023, the victim, Kavon Carter b/m 08-24-2005, died as a result of his injuries and his death was ruled a homicide.  
Homicide detectives took over the investigation at the time of the victim’s death.

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

We are working with Partners for Peace in all our homicide investigations to monitor risks for retaliation and provide social services to affected residents.


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17-year-old dies from injuries a week after Kansas City shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A 17-year-old has died from his injuries a week after he was shot in Kansas City, police say. On May 7, officers were called to E. 12th Street and Denver Avenue around 6:15 p.m. for a reported shooting. Officers located the victim near E.

17-year-old dies week after being shot near E 12th, Denver

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One week after 17-year-old Kavon Carter was shot, he succumbed to his injuries. Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department officers received reports of a shooting just before 6:15 p.m. on Sunday, May 7, in the area of E 12th Street and Denver Avenue.

17-year-old in Kansas City dies one week after being critically injured in shooting

Police say a teenager has died in Kansas City just over a week after being critically injured in a shooting near East 12th Street Denver Ave. The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department says 17-year-old Kavon Carter died Sunday from gunshot wounds he sustained on May 7, 2023.The shooting was one of several unconnected injury shootings that occurred within rapid succession of one another.

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