Kansas City Homicide Count Spikes To #152 After Deadly Weekend Gunfire

Sadly, celebrity news, football and the rush of everyday life have caused Kansas City to overlook a tragic stat.

Here's the word following the latest local murder . . . We're posting the first report and follow-up links:

"Officers were dispatched to 18th and Agnes on a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male down on the ground in an open field just to the EAST of 18th and Agnes suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. EMS responded and transported the VIC to an area hospital for further medical treatment for his life-threatening injuries. While at the hospital the victim died as a result of his injuries."

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Man dies after shooting Saturday in KCMO

Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating a fatal shooting near 18th and Agnes. Officers were called on reports of a shooting around 10:45 a.m. Saturday.

Man found shot in field Saturday morning in Kansas City has died, police say

The shooting victim was found near East 18th Street and Agnes Avenue, police said.

Developing . . .