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Woman found murdered Monday morning in 9300 block of Bales in KCMO

Posted at 10:24 AM, May 22, 2023

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, homicide detectives are investigating after a woman was found shot to death Monday morning in the 9300 block of Bales Avenue.

Officers were called to the area just before 3 a.m. on reports of gunshots. The call was changed to a shooting while officers were enroute.

Police located Nykolett Schroeder, 24, in the breezeway of one of the apartment buildings at the address.

Emergency medical services provided treatment until Schroeder was taken to a hospital where she died.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 816-234-5043 or the anonymous TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

For jurisdictions that utilize the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline, anonymous tips can be made by calling 816-474-TIPS (8477), submitting the tip online or through the free mobile app at

Annual homicide details and data for the Kansas City area are available through the KSHB 41 News Homicide Tracker, which was launched in 2015. Read the KSHB 41 News Mug Shot Policy.