Kansas City police investigate homicide Thursday in Blue Hills neighborhood




  • In US
  • 2022-08-19 00:29:04Z
  • By Kansas City Star
 

Kansas City police were investigating a homicide reported Thursday evening in the city's Blue Hills neighborhood on the East Side.

Police were conducting the investigation in the 5200 block of Brooklyn Avenue as of around 7 p.m., Officer Donna Drake, a department spokeswoman, said in a statement. Further details were not immediately available.

The killing marks Kansas City's 106th so far in 2022, according to data maintained by The Star. Last year, the city saw a total of 157 homicides, representing the second-deadliest year on record.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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