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Kansas City police officers find victim shot to death while conducting routine patrol Monday evening

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Posted at 6:09 PM, Aug 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-01 20:20:39-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  KCMO police officers found a homicide victim Monday evening on the side of Bellefontaine Avenue near East 50th Street.

The officers were headed north on Bellefontaine Avenue just before 6 p.m. when they made the discovery.

Emergency medical crews were sent to the scene on a shooting and declared the victim dead.

No one in the neighborhood had called police about the sound of gunshots or a person shot.

This was 93rd homicide of the year in KCMO.

There were 89 homicides at this point last year in KCMO.