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Argument Escalation Potentially Led to Gun Violence Resulting in Double Homicide at KC Business

BySamantha Johnson

Mar 10, 2024
Argument Escalation Potentially Led to Gun Violence Resulting in Double Homicide at KC Business

Over the weekend, a shooting in Kansas City resulted in the deaths of two men, making it the second conflict-based homicide in the area. The incident occurred in the 4800 block of Independence Avenue around 4:30 a.m. when officers responded to calls of a shooting. Upon arrival, they found one man unresponsive in a business parking lot with gunshot wounds. Despite administering medical aid, the man was declared dead at the scene. Another man was discovered inside the building with gunshot wounds and was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Unfortunately, he later succumbed to his injuries.

The Kansas City Police Department believes the shooting was the result of an argument that occurred inside the business. Detectives are actively investigating the incident and are seeking to identify a person of interest while collecting witness statements. If anyone witnessed or heard anything related to the shooting, they are urged to contact Homicide detectives directly at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline anonymously at 816-474-TIPS. A reward of up to $25,000 is available for information provided anonymously to the TIPS hotline.

In response to violent crimes, victims can seek assistance through Missouri’s Protection Program for Victims/Witnesses of Violent Crime, which may provide funding for temporary or permanent relocation with pre-approval by the State’s administering agency. Additionally, Partners for Peace is working with law enforcement in homicide investigations to assess risks of retaliation and offer social services to affected residents.

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By Samantha Johnson

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