A person shot dead on Tuesday at Independence Avenue in Kansas City

One person was shot dead on Independence Avenue in Kansas City on Tuesday. Some murders throughout the metro Within 3 hours, police said.

At around 1:35 pm, police responded to 3500 blocks on Independence Avenue and found a victim suffering from a gunshot wound. According to police, the person was not officially identified, but died in the hospital.

“The suspect approached the victim, shot him, and then fled in an unknown direction,” said Captain Leslie Foreman, a police spokeswoman. Kansas City Police..

According to data maintained by, the murder was 65 out of 66 this year in Kansas City. StarBy this point in 2020, 84 people had been killed.Last year Worst ever in the city..

“As always, it’s just miserable,” Foreman told reporters, saying that “too many” killings were taking place in the city.

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