Kansas City 2023 Homicide #131: Victim Shot Dead Near E.67th Street

Sadly, this latest homicide keeps KCMO near a record-breaking pace for homicide in 2023. The spike over last year's numbers is nearly 20% YTD and, again, we're on pace to suffer at least as many homicides as 2020 -- The deadliest year in Kansas City, Missouri recorded history.

Here is the first report from tonight's deadly spate of gunfire . . . 

Homicide 1800 block E 67th St

On 08/31/23 just before 845PM, officers were dispatched on a reported Disturbance of multiple parties fighting in the 1800 block of E 67th. While en route, the call was updated to a shooting.

Upon arrival officer located an adult male laying in the street suffering from apparent single gunshot would. Officers noticed the victim was unresponsive and immediately began rendering medical aid until EMS arrived and took over. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

The preliminary investigation is believed the incident began over a physical altercation between multiple parties outside of a nearby residence. The physical altercation was believed to have stemmed from a verbal argument.

Homicide detectives and crime scene personnel have responded to the scene for processing and gathering evidence, as well as speaking with any potential witnesses.

Detectives do not currently have any persons of interest in police custody and this investigation is considered on-going.

If anyone was in or around the area at this time and saw or heard anything they are asked to contact Homicide detectives directly at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline anonymously at 816-474-TIPS there is a reward of up to $25,000 for information submitted anonymously to the TIPS hotline.

We are committed to assisting victims of violent crimes through use of Missouri’s Protection Program for Victims/Witnesses of Violent Crime. Funding for temporary, or even permanent relocation, may be available but is subject to pre-approval by the State’s administering agency.

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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