Two shot, one killed at 39th & Hardesty last night

  • Kansas City is closing in on another 100-homicide year.

UPDATE (November 20): The homicide victim at 39th and Hardesty has been identified as 28-year-old Patrick McCarthy.

Original Story (November 18): Police found two men suffering from apparent gunshot wounds around 12:17 a.m. today at the intersection of 39th Street and Hardesty. Both were transferred to a hospital, where one man died shortly after. Police describe the homicide victim as a Hispanic male in his 30s.

The man is Kansas City’s 98th homicide victim of this year and the latest in a rash of murders that included six homicides in just 10 hours last weekend.

Police are looking for suspects. If you have information about the shootings, call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

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