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Police identify woman killed in Monday night homicide in Kansas City

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Posted at 9:51 PM, Oct 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-19 10:23:08-04

UPDATE | Police have identified victim in this case as Era'Shae Johnson, 23. Investigators are still asking for help in solving the case.

EARLIER | The new week started just like the old one ended in Kansas City, Missouri — with more gun violence.

KCMO police officers found a woman with life-threatening gunshot wounds in a wrecked car at about 7:45 p.m. Monday near east 57th Street and Norton Avenue.

A police department spokesman said she died about three hours later at a hospital.

There was not immediate details on what led to the latest shooting.

Weekend gun violence killed at least two people in KCMO and two others were found shot at a QuikTrip early Monday afternoon.

In 2022, there have been over 130 homicide victims in KCMO, according to data compiled by KCPD.