KCPD, Crime Stoppers ask for public's help to solve 7-year-old homicide

Crime Stoppers rewards
Posted at 3:21 PM, Apr 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-07 16:21:05-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, police are again asking for the public’s help to identify people of interest in connection to a seven-year-old homicide case.

Alonzo “Zoe” Thomas was fatally shot on April 5, 2014, outside of the residence at 7117 Wayne Avenue.

KCPD and Crime Stoppers Greater Kansas City said in a news release that shots were heard while Thomas was outside, and he “collapsed in the doorway” of the home.

Thomas’ mother, Monique Willis, created Momma on a Mission, an advocacy group for families of homicide victims, and annually hosts the Walk a Mile in My Shoes fundraiser.

Anyone with information regarding Thomas’ death is asked to contact Crime Stoppers Greater Kansas City TIPS Hotline by calling 816-474-TIPS, online at, or the mobile app P3TIPS. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

A reward of up to $27,000 is being offered for information that leads to arrest.

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 41 Action News Homicide Tracker, which was launched in 2015. Read the 41 Action News Mug Shot Policy.