Here is a list of the homicides reported this year in the Kansas City area. It includes the names of the victims and when and where they died. The most recent homicides are at the top.
The Kansas City Star includes fatal police shootings in this list, which may cause the total number for a city to differ from that kept by a police department. Some of the homicides on the list may be judged by authorities as justifiable homicide.
Kansas City, Missouri
153. Lisa Powell, 51, on Dec. 27
Police were called to investigate a report of gunfire heard in the 7200 block of North Jefferson Court just before 11 p.m. Arriving officers found a woman dead at the scene. One person was arrested and charged.
152. Carter Mccollum, 23, on Dec. 24
A man was found shot on the ground near a car in the 7200 block of Wabash. Police said the circumstances were being investigated and there was no suspect information.
151. Stevie L. Osborn, 2, on Dec. 23
Police were called about 8:41 a.m. to the Wild Oak Apartment Homes in the 7900 block of North Flintlock Road in regard to a medical emergency. Personnel found the child unresponsive inside the residence. The girl was taken to a hospital, where she later died. Her death was ruled a homicide in February 2020.
150. Renita D. Thompson, 28, on Dec. 21
Family members located Thompson while searching an area near Gregory Boulevard and Ewing Avenue. She had been reported missing December 16. Police later said her death was a homicide.
149. Calvin Booker, 31, on Dec. 21
Police found a man fatally shot inside of a house in the 3500 block Bellefontaine Avenue. Police took one person into custody following the shooting.
148. Kareem A. Nelson, 20, on Dec. 19
Police responded to 23rd and Indiana where they found Nelson, 20, shot inside a vehicle. He was transported in critical condition. Detectives were notified Dec. 19 that Nelson had died from his injuries.
147. Irving Perkins, 60, on Dec. 15
Police found a man shot to death about 9:30 p.m. inside a home in the 3900 block of Bellefontaine Avenue, according to police.
146. Patrick Burt, 33, on Dec. 15
A man was found shot to death inside an apartment at the Northbrook Gardens Apartments and Townhomes in Kansas City, North, in the 2000 block of Northeast 49th Street, according to police.
145. Unidentified victim, on Dec. 13
Officers found a deceased male on the sidewalk near East 40th and College streets after responding to a call of shots fired, according to police.
144. Candace Craig, 32, on Dec. 12
The woman was shot and killed about 8 p.m. in the Riverview Gardens Apartments on Highland Avenue near Missouri Avenue, police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
143. Cameron Lamb, 26, on Dec. 3
Police responded to a disturbance involving two vehicles. Detectives approached Lamb behind a home in the 4100 block of South College and “the officer was put in a position where he had to discharge his firearm,” a police spokesman said.
142. Methaj Hatten, 21, on Dec. 1
A man was found shot and killed about 8:15 a.m. Sunday in an apartment in the 2600 block of East 29th Street, near Prospect Avenue. A person was arrested at the scene for questioning.
141. Brandon Grimes-McCord, 26, on Nov. 30
A man was shot and killed about 7:30 p.m. Saturday near Gregory Boulevard and Flora Avenue. He was found lying in the street after people reported hearing multiple gunshots.
140. Terrill Hayden, 29, on Nov. 30
A 911 caller reported seeing a person lying in the street at 38th and Monroe Avenue. Officers were called to the scene just before 4:30 p.m. and found the victim deceased. Police have not said how Hayden died but called his death suspicious.
139. Evelin Frazier, 52, on Nov. 26
A woman was killed and a man was injured in a double shooting at a home in the 3000 block of Cypress Avenue, according to police. The shooting call came in around 7:15 p.m.
138. Jose Alcaraz, 30, on Nov. 26
Police responded to a shooting about 11:15 p.m. Nov. 25 inside a house in the 5000 block of Manchester Avenue and found the victim with a gunshot wound. The victim died hours later at a hospital.
137. Ashley Toner, 31, on Nov. 23
One person was shot and killed and another person was critically injured in a car around 2 p.m. outside a Wendy’s at East Truman Road and Cleveland Avenue. Police believe the alleged gunman fatally shot the passenger and then turned the gun on himself.
136. Benson Lewis, 49, on Nov. 23
Police were called to investigate a shooting in the 7900 block of East 117th Street just after 8:30 a.m. The victim was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead from a gunshot wound. One person was arrested and charged.
135. Jonathan Martinez, 39, on Nov. 22
Officers were dispatched on an ambulance call just before 6:30 p.m. in the area of East 12th Terrace and Winchester Avenue. Martinez was found dead inside a home there. Police called the death suspicious but have not said how the victim died.
134. Cody R. McClintick, 26, on Nov. 18
McClintick was fatally shot by a Clay County deputy around 4:15 p.m. in the parking lot of a Motel 6 north of Randolph. The shooting occurred after the deputy conducted a car check and became involved in an altercation with McClintick.
133. Darren Thompson, 27, on Nov. 17
Police responded shortly before 2 a.m. to the area of 10th Street and Prospect Avenue to investigate reports of gunfire in the area. Officers found Thompson lying in the street with a gunshot wound, and he was pronounced dead.
132. Gerald D. Berry Jr., 38, on Nov. 15
Police were called to a disturbance just before midnight in the 7500 block of East 87th Street. Berry, who had been shot, was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. One person was arrested and charged.
131. Ricardo Ortiz, 51, on Nov. 13
Officers responded to a medical call about 7 a.m. at Linwood Boulevard and Charlotte Street. They found Ortiz dead, lying in the street. Police believe the victim confronted a suspect who was attempting to break into or steal his vehicle.
130. David Como, 46, on Nov. 12
Police responding to a medical call about 12:30 a.m. found Como lying on a sidewalk in the 5600 block of Park Avenue. The circumstances leading up to his death are unknown.
129. Xavier Young, 18, on Nov. 6
Police received a call around 7:15 p.m. in reference to multiple gunshots heard in front of a home in the 2400 block of Chelsea Avenue. A group of people led officers to Young on the front porch of the residence. The teen had been fatally shot.
128. Kimberly Harris, 37, on Nov. 6
Police said Harris, who had been shot, was driven to a McDonald’s at 31st Street and Van Brunt Boulevard, where she died from her injuries. Officers found Harris at the fast food restaurant shortly after receiving a report of shots fired blocks away in the 3200 block of Brighton Avenue. The call came in just before 6 p.m.
127. Michael K. Jones, 44, on Nov. 6
Witnesses reported hearing gunfire in the area just after 3 p.m. Police found a man with gunshot wounds lying in the street in the 5200 block of Olive Street. A truck was seen leaving the area after the shooting.
126. Mark K. Broome, 58, on Nov. 2
Police responded to a medical call about 4 a.m. in the 600 block of Benton Blvd. A man was found dead in the street. Police said Broome had been shot.
125. Haylee Atagi-Barker, 22, on Oct. 20
Police were dispatched to the 300 block of Oakley where two people had been fatally shot. Investigators said the incident was a murder-suicide. Atagi-Barker was shot by her husband Christian Barker, 21.
122, 123, 124. Larry Barnes, 40; Brandy Jones, 38; and LaRona Jones, 42; on Oct. 17
121. Brianna Hill, 30, on Oct. 14
Police received a report of a shooting about 11:30 a.m. in the 4300 block of Hardesty Avenue. The victim died from her injuries by the time officers arrived. Police later identified her as Hill. The reported shooter remained at the scene.
120. Leighlan Fleming, 17, on Oct. 12
Police were called about 3:58 p.m. to East 53rd Street and Wabash Avenue to investigate reports of gunfire. They found a teen with a gunshot wound in the driveway of a home. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
119. Oscar Molina, 42, on Oct. 12
Officers responded to a shooting call about 9:33 a.m. and found a man dead in a vehicle at Jubilee Market, a gas station at 2410 Hardesty Avenue. No suspect information was available.
118. Bobby Abram, 56, on Oct. 9
Residents checking to see who was pounding on their door at their Kansas City home found their deceased uncle on the front porch. The homicide occurred about 4:45 a.m. near 25th Street and Hardesty Avenue.
117. Cortez Nash, 20, on Oct. 8
Police responded to a shooting about 11:25 p.m. in the in the 2200 block of East 68th Street and found a 19-year-old man shot in the leg. While attending to his injuries, police heard a woman scream and found her with Nash. The two victims were taken to the hospital where Nash died after being on life support.
116. Rayford Reed, 37, on Oct. 6
A man arrived at a Kansas City hospital with a gunshot wound and later died, according to police. The man was thought to have been shot near 29th Street and Askew Avenue.
115. John T. Wilson III, 23, on Sept. 28
114. Robiell Avila, 20, on Sept. 21
One person was killed and another was critically injured in a shooting in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 9800 block of Willow Avenue, police said. The shooting happened just before 5 p.m.
113. Darryle Humbird, 53, on Sept. 16
Officers were called about 10:45 a.m. to a home in the 9100 block of East 43rd Terrace after a man was found dead. The cause of death was still under investigation, but the case was being treated as a homicide, police said.
112. Robert D. Williams, 46, on Sept. 15
Williams was shot and killed during an argument about 3:50 p.m. at an apartment near 42nd Street and Tracy Avenue, police said. The suspected gunman fled the scene.
111. Jordan B. Smith, 55, on Sept. 13
Officers responded to the reported shooting around 3:30 p.m. outside Express Stop in the 3500 block of Independence Avenue and found Smith suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
109, 110. Dajuan Reese, 20, and Rance R. Burton, 44, on Sept. 10
Two men were found dead at the Park Meadows apartment complex in the 7900 block of Manchester Avenue after police were called to investigate a shooting around 9:40 p.m.
107, 108. Jalen Stevens, 21, and Makih T. Briggs, 20, on Sept. 10
Stevens was killed and Briggs was critically injured in a shooting around 3:15 p.m. near 80th Terrace and Blue Ridge Boulevard. Briggs died from his injuries the next day. The initial investigation suggested to police that the two were riding in a car when someone started shooting at them.
106. Antwain Foster, 41, on Sept. 9
A man was found shot to death about 10:35 p.m. near East 29th Street and Park Avenue E. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
105. Victor Byers, 46, on Sept. 2
Byers, with a fatal gunshot wound, showed up at a hospital about 11:30 p.m. as police responded to reports of gunfire near 55th Street and Highland Avenue.
104. Angela Banks, 44, on Aug. 31
Banks was killed and a man was injured in a shooting at Noble Park near 73rd Street and Indiana Avenue, police said. A witness said shots were fired during a family gathering after 6 p.m.
103. Elijah J. Muhammad, 29, on Aug. 29.
102. Isaac Brown, 26, on Aug. 27
Police officers were called to investigate a report of shots fired in the 2600 block of Lockridge Avenue at 5:52 p.m. They found Brown, who had been shot in the street. He later died at a hospital.
101. Samuel Cummins, 20, on Aug. 27
Police responded to an apartment complex operated by ReDiscover at 7540 Washington Street just before 1 a.m. and found Cummins’ body inside his apartment. He had been shot multiple times. One person has been charged.
100. Travis L. Turner, 36, on Aug. 26
Officers responded just after 2:30 a.m. to the 3100 block of Kensington Avenue on reports of a shooting. Arriving officers found Turner deceased. A vehicle with another wounded man crashed in front of a fire station nearby. Police believe he was shot at Kensington as well.
99. Jamarion S. Holland, 2 months old, on Aug. 25
According to police, the baby was brought to Children’s Mercy Hospital and later died. Few details have been released about the incident, but police said the medical examiner labeled the death a homicide on Nov. 12 and ruled that the cause of death was child abuse.
97, 98. Cartez Seal, 28, and Marcus Neal, 29 on Aug. 25
A group of men had gathered outside the Brush Creek Community Center at Cleveland Avenue and Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard. A fight broke out about 6:30 p.m. and one or more men pulled out a gun and fired shots, police said.
95, 96. Austin Michael Quijas, 28, Leo Moreno Jr., 22, on Aug. 25
Witnesses told investigators that there was a group of people, including Quijas and Moreno, walking in the 1200 block of Walnut Street near the Power & Light District when an unknown vehicle pulled along side the group, police said. Around 2:15 a.m., someone inside the vehicle fired shots at the group, striking Quijas and Moreno.
94. Zavien Hall, 17, on Aug. 21
Hall was killed and his 7-year-old sister was injured in a shooting outside a home in the 4400 block of Cypress Avenue in Kansas City around 7:30 p.m., according to police. Police have not released a suspect description.
93. Sandrina Khan, 28, on Aug. 19
Officers were called to investigate a shooting just after 4 p.m. to the 5200 block of Sycamore Avenue and found a woman with life-threatening injuries. She was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she later died.
92. Elliott Herring, 29, on Aug. 19
Officers responded shortly after 12:30 a.m. to the area of Interstate 49 and Red Bridge Road on reports of an accident involving a pedestrian. Herring was found dead at the scene. Police have not said how he died but said circumstances surrounding the man’s death are suspicious.
91. Brian Bartlett, 8, on Aug. 11
Eight-year-old Brian Bartlett was killed and his mother seriously injured when someone fired shots about 11:30 p.m. into a home in the 8300 block of Tracy Avenue. Both victims were taken to hospitals where the boy was pronounced dead.
90. Logan Ruckman, 22, on Aug. 9
Ruckman was found fatally shot inside a parked car at the Cloverleaf Apartments in the 14500 block of U.S. 71 before 9:15 a.m. Witnesses said they heard gunshots and saw either a gray or green, small SUV drive away afterward.
88, 89. Michael F. McLin, 56, and Kevin E. Waters, 52, on Aug. 6
Two deceased men were found with head trauma and lacerations about 6 a.m. in the parking lot behind the Sheffield Family Life Center at Ninth Street and Winner Road. One person has been charged in connection to the killings.
87. Aaron Bayliss, 50, on Aug. 5
Bayliss was found with a gunshot wound in a grassy area near 11th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard about 3 p.m. No suspect information was provided.
86. John A. Noel Jr., 26, on Aug. 3
Noel was found dead in the driver’s seat of a car that had rear-ended a small shuttle bus at 55th Street and Agnes Avenue. He had been shot and was pronounced dead at the scene. A woman was also shot and showed up at a hospital with life-threatening injuries.
85. Erin E. Langhofer, 25, on Aug. 2
Langhofer, who was attending the First Friday event in the Crossroads Arts District, was shot and killed by a stray bullet after a fight broke out near the food trucks in the area of 18th and Main streets around 10 p.m. An 18-year-old has been charged in connection to her death.
84. Michael A. Pittman, 62, on Aug. 1
Officers were called to 32nd Street and Indiana Avenue just before 11 p.m. and found Pittman lying in the street. Police haven’t said how the victim was killed but the incident is being investigated as a homicide.
83. Aaron G. Mason, 23, on July 31
Mason was found shot outside a Wendy’s restaurant at 3118 Main Street around 6:50 p.m. Witnesses told police Mason got into an argument with an employee and shots were fired inside and outside the restaurant.
81, 82. Montae Robertson, 31, and Steven Parsons, 27, on July 28
Nearby police officers heard gunfire after 9:30 p.m. and responded to the 2100 block of Monroe Avenue, where they found two shooting victims. Both died at the scene.
80. Saul Flores-Norzagaray, 39, on July 21
Police responded to the 6200 block of East 17th Street just before 3 a.m. on a report of a shooting. Officers located a deceased shooting victim.
79. Leon Robinson Jr., 36, on July 20
Police said Robinson was killed and two other people were injured in a shooting about 12:30 p.m. in the 3700 block of Independence Avenue.
78. Kaaya D. Wright, 40, on July 19
A woman’s body was found in a vehicle at 2301 Topping Avenue. A witness said he was driving through Blue Valley Park when he observed the body and called police.
77. Dillon Hatcher, 19, on July 16
Hatcher died and another man was injured after someone reportedly shot at their vehicle in the area of 81st Terrace and Blue Ridge Boulevard. The injured man drove himself and Hatcher to Research Medical Center, where Hatcher was pronounced dead.
76. Marcus Warren, 30, on July 11
Warren was found deceased, lying on a sidewalk near 63rd Street and South Benton Avenue about 5:45 a.m. Police later said he had been shot.
75. Corey Robinson, 18, on July 9
Police found the victim lying in the grass at the south end of Brookside Park near 57th and McGee streets in the Brookside area of Kansas City. Witnesses said they heard a disturbance prior to the shooting.
74. Charles Pelton, 18, on July 8
A man died at a hospital after being shot near a basketball court in the parking lot behind the Evangel Church. Police responded to reports of shots being fired about 10:45 p.m. near the church in the 1400 block of East 103rd Street.
73. Travon Deshaun Jones, 21, on July 8
A man was found fatally shot on a sidewalk near East 31st Street and Van Brunt Boulevard, according to police. Witnesses said a man shot the victim and fled in a blue vehicle.
72. Ki’essence Pelton, 25, on July 7
Gunfire erupted shortly after 12:45 a.m. near 39th Street and Myrtle Avenue. A driver of a vehicle realized Pelton, a passenger, was struck by gunfire and drove her to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
71. Mack Jones, 30, found on July 6
Jones, a local rapper who had been reported missing since July 2, was found dead in a vehicle around 11:15 a.m. in the 6600 block of Monroe Avenue, police said. His cause of death has not been released but police were investigating his death as a homicide.
70. Gregory Payton Jr., 30, on July 6
Police were called around 5:30 a.m. to the 3900 block of Topping Avenue in regard to a man who was found unresponsive inside a vehicle. It appeared he had been shot. The man, identified as Payton, was pronounced dead.
69. Lynn Armstrong, 48, on July 5
Police were called to an apartment in the 9300 block of Myrtle Avenue around 4:45 a.m. in regard to an unresponsive man. The man, identified as Armstrong, was pronounced dead. Police have not said how he died but were investigating his death as a homicide.
68. Reginald L. Rembert, 59, on July 1
Officers responding to reports of gunfire found Rembert lying on the sidewalk in a Kansas City neighborhood. The deadly shooting occurred shortly before 6 a.m. near 35th Street and Montgall Avenue.
67. Breana Robison, 19, on June 28
Officers were called to the 600 block of Blue Ridge Boulevard around 7:30 p.m. in regard “a party armed.” They found Robison with a gunshot wound in the home. Police had no information on a suspect.
66. Brooklyn Lindsey, 32, on June 25
Police were investigating the death of a transgender woman whose body was found on the front porch of an abandoned home in the 600 block of Spruce Avenue about 6:30 a.m. One person has been arrested and charged.
65. Bryan Bradford, 31, on June 23
A man was hospitalized after he was shot about 12:50 a.m. at East 18th and Vine streets. He died later in the day, according to police.
64. Shawndell Reed, 33, on June 23
Reed shot and killed about 1:30 p.m. near East 28th Street and Park Avenue. Police said they were told by witnesses that the victim was in a physical altercation with the shooter before he was killed.
63. Brent B. Barnes II, 25, on June 21
The shooting left Barnes dead and two others injured about 5:30 p.m. near East 84th Street on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, formerly known as The Paseo. Minutes after officers arrived, the victims showed up at a hospital. In December, one person was arrested and charged.
62. Caprice Hardy, 22, on June 18
Police were investigating a shooting that killed Hardy about 4:15 p.m. at East 41st Street and Monroe Avenue. Witnesses told police a gold SUV was seen leaving the scene after the shooting. A man was charged with second-degree murder.
61. Michael A. Lorthridge, 40, on June 11
Lorthridge was killed and a woman was injured in a shooting after 7 p.m. during a disturbance outside a home in the 7800 block of East 118th Terrace, police said. A man was charged in connection to the shooting.
60. Sade Abdi, 28, on June 8
Officers responding to numerous calls regarding the sound of shots being fired found Abdi lying on the ground outside a parked vehicle near the entrance of an apartment complex in the 2100 block of Lexington Avenue in Kansas City’s Northeast area. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
59. Destiny D. Brooks, 33, on June 4
Brooks was found shot in a park near 11th Street and Prospect Avenue. A passerby flagged down police to alert them to the injured woman about 2:30 p.m. Brooks later died from her wounds.
58. Kevin M. Allen, 42, on June 3
Police were called to a shooting about 11:45 p.m. at 39th and Wyandotte streets. They found a man’s body in the driver’s seat of a parked vehicle.
57. Jaris R. Wilson, 16, on May 28
Wilson was killed and another teen was seriously injured in a shooting that happened around 4:40 p.m. in the 11800 block of East 60th Street, police said.
56. Calvin W. Syas, 35, on May 27
Police responded to a disturbance near East 35th and Olive and found a man in the street who had been stabbed. He was declared dead at the scene. At least two suspects reportedly fled in a gold Chrysler vehicle.
55. Terrance Bridges, 30, on May 26
Bridges was considered a suspect in an armed carjacking during a domestic disturbance. He was shot and killed as he struggled with an officer during an arrest, according to police. The disturbance occurred in the 7000 block of Bellefontaine Avenue.
54. Richshod M. Hill, 22, on May 25
Hill died in a shooting following a disturbance at a home in the 4100 block of Montgall Avenue around 12:30 a.m., police said.
53. Joshua Jackson, 30, on May 23
Police responding to a shooting about 11:30 a.m. near Truman Road and Oakley Avenue found a man shot and killed at a home. A second man was found injured at a nearby discount store.
52. Marquaun A. Grace, 20, on May 18
Officers found Grace dead inside a vehicle after gunfire was heard in a neighborhood at 51st Street and Euclid Avenue before 10 p.m., police said.
51. Charles Cecil, 51, on May 17
Police were called to investigate a shooting after 3 a.m. at Morrell and Askew Avenues. Officers found a man who died at the scene and a 53-year-old woman who was critically injured.
50. Unidentified male, 14, on May 14
The teen died after police said he was accidentally shot about 3:30 a.m. at the Vivion Oaks Apartments at 50th Court and North Oak Trafficway. Police said two teens were playing with a firearm while other family members were sleeping when the shooting took place.
49. Damon Copes, 28, on May 13
Police responded about 7 p.m. to a shooting at 24th and Quincy. Copes was transported to the hospital where he died.
48. Matthew Calkins, 35, on May 5
Firefighters found Calkins’ body in the basement of a burning home in the 5600 block of North Poe Street at about 5:30 p.m. May 5. Authorities said he was shot and dismembered.
47. Ronny Henderson, 32, on May 1
Henderson was fatally shot about 9:30 p.m. following a disturbance inside a home in the 8000 block of Brooklyn Avenue, police said. Police were interviewing multiple people in the case.
46. Dwayne Sutton, 27, on April 30
Police said shots were fired inside a car and the driver pulled into a BP gas station at 4009 Blue Ridge Cutoff. Officers were called to the scene before 7 p.m., and found Sutton, who died from gunshot wounds.
45. Delano Brown, 39, on April 21
Police found Brown shot to death inside a vehicle parked in the 200 block of Lydia Avenue about 5:15 p.m.
44. Jordan Matthews, 27, on April 20
Police were called about 10:30 p.m. and found Matthews shot on the sidewalk near 81st Street and Wabash Avenue. He was pronounced dead and no suspect description was available.
43. Maurice Jennings, 27, on April 19
Police said Jennings was found with life-threatening injuries in the 3400 block of Olive Street after several shots were heard in the area. He was taken to a hospital where he died.
42. Rasheed Gant, 35, on April 13
Gant was found with gunshot wounds after 6 a.m. near East 74th Street and Palmer Avenue, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
41. Melvin Mecker, 58, on April 10
Police were called about 4:55 p.m. to a house explosion in the 6400 block of East 15th Terrace. Mecker was found dead inside and his death was ruled a homicide on July 8.
40. Lamar Sharp, 32, on April 10
Sharp was one of four people shot in the 5300 block of Michigan Avenue after 3:45 p.m. April 9, police said. The victim died from his injuries April 10.
39. Deontae Campbell, 17, on April 6
The teenager was shot on the night of April 5 after a car he was riding in came under fire at The Paseo near East 63rd Street, police said. He died the next day. No suspect information was available.
38. Daisy J. Mayfield, 67, on April 4
According to police, officers were called to the 8100 block of Holmes Road on a medical call at about 11:09 a.m. Due to a foul odor outside the apartment, police said the fire department forced its way into the residence. A deceased female was located in the living room.
37. Michael A. Garrett, 40, on April 1
Officers responding to reports of a shooting shortly after 1 p.m. near James A. Reed Road and 63rd Street found a car pulled off to the side of 63rd near Interstate 435. Inside, they found a man who had been fatally shot and a woman critically injured.
36. Derrick White, 40, on April 1
Police responding to a call around 10 a.m. found a man shot and killed in a car near East 67th Street and Walrond Avenue.
35. Ashley Ledesma, 28, on March 31
Police responded to reports of a shooting about 12:30 a.m. at a home in the 6000 block of Park Avenue. They found the victim inside the house with no signs of life. She was pronounced dead shortly thereafter. Three “persons of interest” were taken into custody after a high speed chase.
34. Clinton Holman Jr., 16, on March 29
Police were sent to the 4300 block of Indiana Street at 11:30 p.m. on a report of a shooting and found one victim at the residence. No suspect information has been released.
33. Joseph D. Corum, 30, on March 28
Police responded to the shooting about 2:30 a.m. in the 2400 block of Lister Avenue. Arriving officers found the victim with gunshot wounds inside a house. The man died a short time later, police said.
32. Michael Glover, 29, on March 27
Officers responded to an ambulance call about 3:15 a.m. after a man was found in the street in the 6900 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, formerly known as The Paseo. The shooting victim, Glover, showed no signs of life and was pronounced dead. No suspect information was available.
31. Norman Travis, 47, on March 17
Travis died after being stabbed at the Days Inn hotel in the 5100 block of East Linwood Boulevard. Police responded to the hotel shortly after 4 a.m. The man was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
30. Dontayus Wiles, 40, on March 16
Wiles died after being shot multiple times in the parking lot of Wild Woody’s Happy Foods, police said. The man was sitting in a vehicle when someone fired multiple shots into his car shortly after 6 p.m. at the market in the 4000 block of East 31st Street.
29. Ladajah Oliver, 23, on March 15
Oliver was found dead inside her apartment shortly after 1:30 p.m. in the 6400 block of Manchester Avenue. Police later said she was stabbed.
28. Allen Davis, 30, on March 15
Davis was shot outside an auto repair shop in the 4600 block of Prospect Avenue on March 8. He died from his injuries on March 15, police said. No suspect information has been released.
27. Reginald Perkins, 47, on March 14
Police said Perkins died from a gunshot wound inside a residence in the 6900 block of Spruce Avenue around 8:30 p.m. No suspect information has been released.
26. Deron Ross, 29, on March 14
Ross was shot multiple times in the 5300 block of Swope Parkway just after midnight, police said. No suspect information was available, but police released images of two people they were looking to identify.
24, 25. Michael Lee Scott, 32, and Ja’Sean C. Rice, 21, on March 11
Officers were sent to a home in the 3500 block of Norton Avenue to conduct a welfare check about 2:20 p.m. They found Scott and Rice shot and killed. No arrests have been announced.
23. Noella Bartley, 18, on March 4
Officers responding to reports of gunfire about 10:15 p.m. found Bartley and two others inside a vehicle at 51st Street and Prospect. Bartley was pronounced dead at the scene. The two other victims were taken to hospitals with serious injuries.
22. Jonathan P. Walker Jr., 38, on Feb. 28
According to police, Walker was shot just before 11 p.m. Feb. 28 near Admiral Boulevard and Virginia Avenue. He died Jan. 2, 2020, as a result of his injuries, and his death was ruled a homicide. No arrests have been announced.
21. Austin C. Williams, 30, on Feb. 24
Police said Williams was shot multiple times about 1:15 p.m. at the Denton apartment building at 5951 NW 63rd Terrace in Kansas City, North. Police had no description of a suspect.
20. Richard King, 21, on Feb. 21
King died and another person was injured in a double shooting before 6:15 p.m. in the 4000 block of Harvard Lane at Harvard Court Apartments, police said. No suspect information has been released.
19. LaKeasha R. Taylor, 22, on Feb. 17
18. Anthony D. Williams, 26, on Feb. 17
About 2:15 a.m. police were called to the 8700 block of Troost, where they found a man and a woman in a vehicle, suffering from gunshot wounds. Williams died at the scene and the woman was taken to a hospital. Witnesses told police the two had been involved in a disturbance in a nearby nightclub.
17. Terrell L. Parker, 29, on Feb. 16
Police were called to a home in the 5700 block of Manchester Avenue around 9:12 p.m. in reference to a shooting. Officers found a man dead at the scene. Witnesses said the suspect and victim were involved in a disturbance just before shots were fired.
16. An’Janique Wright, 15, on Feb. 12
The teenage girl was fatally shot as she was leaving a basketball game at the Central Academy of Excellence at 3221 Indiana Avenue around 8:15 p.m. She was among two groups of people who had gotten into an argument during the game. Two women have been charged in her death.
15. Ronte N. Wilson, 22, on Feb. 11
About 10:50 p.m. police responded to a shooting at 67th Street and The Paseo. Officers found Wilson in the grass, injured by gunfire. The Grandview man was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
14. Charles B. Williams, 56, on Feb. 6
A man’s decomposing body was found inside a house in the 4200 block of St. John Avenue at about 8 p.m. The Jackson County Medical Examiner ruled the death as a homicide, police said on Feb. 8.
13. Kieanthony Rankins, 21, on Feb. 6
Police said it appeared Rankins was shot to death at an apartment complex in the 8200 block of Troost Avenue just before 8:30p.m. Police had no information on a suspect.
12. Thierno Sy, 22, on Feb. 6
Sy died following a shooting about 8 p.m. near an apartment complex at 14th Street and Highland Avenue. Police had no information on a suspect.
11. Michael E. Bryan, 40, on Feb. 5
Bryan died after he was shot about 5 a.m. outside the Windstar gas station at 17th Street and Grand Boulevard in the city’s Crossroads district. Police released an image of a man thought to be the shooter.
10. Jackie “JJ” Johnson, 25, on Feb. 3
Johnson, owner of a local barber shop, was found dead in a car near 19th and Vine streets about 2 a.m. after police responded to a call of shots fired at 18th and Vine. The shooting also left another victim injured.
9. Marvon Kirkwood, 21, on Jan. 27
Kirkwood was killed in a triple shooting about 2:30 a.m. near Linwood Boulevard and Olive Street. Two other victims were injured. Police did not release any suspect information.
8. Fernando Perez, 17, on Jan. 26
Perez was fatally injured in a triple shooting about 10:45 p.m. and was among three victims who showed up seeking help at a fire station near 22nd Street and Hardesty Avenue. Police think the three were shot near Ashland Square Park in the 2200 block of Elmwood Avenue.
7. Cameron Douglas, 23, on Jan. 21
Douglas was fatally shot following an altercation in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 5300 block of Oak Leaf Drive, police said. A 21-year-old Kansas City man, Jason Cook, was charged with second-degree murder on Jan. 22 in connection to the shooting.
6. Barbara J. Harper, 71, on Jan. 16
Harper was shot while driving on Interstate 70 near the Paseo in the early morning hours of Jan. 16. Police believe she may have been targeted by mistake. On Jan. 17, prosecutors charged Dakkota Siders, 25, with second-degree murder, unlawful possession and use of a firearm and delivery of a controlled substance in connection to her death.
5. Joseph Mason, 67, on Jan. 11
Mason died shortly after he was found with a gunshot wound inside an apartment building on the northeast side of the city. Officers were called to investigate the shooting around 8:30 p.m. Jan. 11 in the 1100 block of Hardesty Avenue.
4. Arkests Grant, 17, on Jan. 6
Grant was shot in his driveway at about 7:30 p.m. Jan. 6 in the 3900 block of Wabash Avenue. Grant was found by his mother, who also saw the suspect fleeing from the scene.
3. LeonDre Thompson-Jones, 20, on Jan. 5
Jones, a 20-year-old father of a young daughter, was shot and killed inside an apartment in the Northland, police say. Another man was injured in the shooting. Police say they have no information on a suspect or a motive.
2. Airrin P. Scott, 23, on Jan. 5
Scott was shot as he walked out of the parking lot of Troost Market about 8:30 p.m. Jan. 4 at Troost Avenue and 80th Street, police said. He was taken to a hospital, where he later died. Gregory Jefferson III is charged with second-degree murder in Scott’s killing.
1. Tony L. Carmons, 60, on Jan. 2
Carmons was stabbed on the night of Jan. 2 in an apartment in the 2100 block of East 10th Street. He later died at a hospital. Witnesses identified his girlfriend, Carmelita G. Smith, as the woman who allegedly killed him. Smith was charged with second-degree murder on Jan. 3.
Kansas City, Kansas
35, 36, 37. Yazmin Rodriguez-Santilla, 31; Amerikha Rodriguez, 14; and Jean Carlo Rodriguez, 10, on Dec. 30
A mother and two of her children were found dead inside a burning home on North Mill Street near Ridge Avenue around 4:35 a.m. Police suspect the three were victims of a homicide. A man has been arrested and charged.
34. Alberto Munoz-Delvalle Jr., 19, on Dec. 13
The teenager was shot and killed following an argument about 5 p.m. in the 200 block of South 11th Street, according to police.
33. Unidentified victim on Dec. 11
The body of a male was found inside a barrel about 11:30 a.m. in the area of 18th Street and Kansas 5 highway. Police said it appeared someone attempted to burn the victim’s body.
32. Angelo M. Ramirez, 19, on Dec. 9
Officers were called to the 2200 block of Franklin Avenue just after 4:30 p.m. in reference to an unresponsive person. Ramirez, who had been shot, was found inside a home there.
31. Mustafa Mohammed, 16, on Nov. 26
One person was shot in the parking lot of Crestwood Apartments in the 2100 block of North 57th Street just before 3:15 p.m., according to police. Police said it appeared the shooting stemmed from an argument. The victim later died from the injuries.
30. Juan Nevarez, 32, on Nov. 25
A man was found fatally shot in the 900 block of Ohio Avenue after police received calls of shots fired after 6:30 a.m. No suspect information was immediately available.
29. Nicholas Spindola-Lopez, 44, on Nov. 10
Officers responded to a shooting call just before 9:30 p.m. in the 2700 block of North 63rd Street and found Spindola-Lopez dead from gunshot wounds.
25, 26, 27, 28. Everardo Meza, 29; Alfredo Calderon Jr., 29; Francisco Garcia Anaya, 34; and Martin Rodriguez-Gonzalez, 58, on Oct. 6
Four people were killed and five others were injured in a shooting at the Tequila KC Bar near 10th Street and Central Avenue around 1:30 a.m.. Two men have been charged.
24. Chris Arnold, 58, on Oct. 5
Arnold was fatally shot just before 8 p.m. at his home in the 2800 block of North 76th Street. Arnold, a Wyandotte County sheriff’s deputy, was off duty at the time of the incident. One person has been arrested and charged.
23. Jamagio J. Berryman, 30, on Sept. 13
Berryman was found shot in the middle of Leavenworth Road, near 60th Street, around 2:40 p.m., police said. Berryman was taken to a hospital, but died from the injuries. One person has been arrested and charged.
22. Maurice Hunter Jr., 30, on Sept. 1.
Police were called about 2:08 p.m. to the 5900 block of State Avenue, where they found a man dead from gunshot wounds.
21. Melvin R. James Jr., 25, on Aug. 18
A double shooting killed James, a Kansas City man, and left another man fighting for his life before 1 a.m. at the Forest Glen Estates Town Homes and Apartments in the 400 block of North 64th Terrace.
20. Charles L. Morris Jr., 22, on Aug. 17
Officers responding to a call found a dead person shortly before 8 a.m. in the 5100 block of Cleveland Avenue. He had been shot, police said.
19. Jo’Shawn Garrett, 17, on Aug. 14
Garrett was killed and a man was seriously injured after gunfire struck a vehicle they were riding in as it traveled east on Parallel Avenue between 38th and 18th streets. The shooting happened about 10 p.m. Aug. 13.
18. Charles Pearson, 51, on Aug. 13
Pearson was killed while allegedly exchanging gunshots with Kansas City, Kansas, police officers around 10 a.m. near State Avenue and Village West Parkway. Police had been called to the area after the man reportedly told staff at a nearby hotel that he killed his wife.
17. Jose Mendez, 37, on Aug. 9
Kansas City, Kansas, police fatally shot Mendez, who was allegedly pointing a gun at officers in the area of Coy Street and Gilmore Avenue. The incident occurred following a pursuit that started in Missouri around 12:50 p.m.
16. Adam Williams, 19, on July 28
Officers responding to reports of a shooting found the body of a male gunshot victim inside a vehicle in the 1900 block of North Allis Street. He was declared dead at the scene.
15. Richard Langston, 38, on July 26
Langston was found dead and a female passenger was found injured in a vehicle following a shooting just before 1:30 a.m. in the 7200 block Berger Avenue.
14. Jamal Washington, 21, on July 24
Washington was found shot to death in a home the 1500 block of Cleveland Avenue around 7:45 p.m.
13. Donavan Sherman, 17, on July 21
Police responded to the 2300 block of Birch Drive and found two juveniles that had been shot. One died from his injuries.
11, 12. Dennis G. Edwards, 62, and Lachell Day, 42, on July 10
Police found Edwards dead and Day shot inside a business Edwards owned, Edwards Original Corner Market at 81 North Mill Street. Day later died from her injuries. Police were called to the scene after 3 p.m. A suspect has been charged in their deaths.
10. Dominique Jennings, 22, on June 3
Police responded to a domestic disturbance about 3:45 p.m. in the 700 block of North 22nd Street. Officers found Jennings dead from gunshot wounds. One person was taken into custody.
9. Edgar Banks, 31, on May 26
Officers were called to Parkwood and Boulevard and Brown Avenue. A man who had been shot several times died at the scene.
8. Aaron Johnson, 32, on May 25
Officers responded to a shooting in the 1600 block of Holt Lane and found Johnson’s body. An arrest has been made.
7. Regina Hill, 34, on May 24
A woman was killed in a shooting just before 3 a.m. at an apartment complex in the 600 block of 71st Terrace, near 72nd Street and Kansas Avenue.
6. Kenneth Barr, 60, on April 3
Police responding to a shooting shortly after 11 p.m. in the 1000 block of Lafayette Avenue found a man who had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
5. Todd Walker, 21, on April 1
Police were investigating the shooting death of a man found in the 2100 block of Silver Court about 9:20 p.m. The man, later identified as Walker, a Kansas City resident, had been shot several times.
4. Eric Jackson, 38, on Feb. 23
Jackson, of Shawnee, was shot as he left work shortly after 1:30 a.m. in the 200 block of Kindleberger Road, in an industrial area in the Fairfax section of Kansas City, Kansas, according to police.
3. Angela Gatlin, 41, on Feb. 12
Police said the victim was shot in the 2100 block of Fifth Street and was taken to a hospital in critical condition. She later died of her injuries. Police were looking for a person of interest and a vehicle.
2. Donnell C. Preston, 31, on Feb. 7
Officers were called to the 300 block of North 70th Terrace about 12:34 a.m. on a reported shooting and found the victim. Fire crews arrived and declared Preston dead.
1. Bradley J. Samsel, 18, on Jan. 7
Samsel, a teenager from Tonganoxie, was killed and a female was seriously injured in a shooting at the Chelsea Plaza apartments in the 500 block of Freeman Drive after 8:30 p.m. Jan. 7.
3. David L. Flick, 59, on Oct. 28
Flick was found shot to death outside the Deer Creek Office Center in the 6200 block of West 135th Street, where his business occupied Suite 100. Officers responded to the shooting about 8:15 a.m.
2. Deshawn L. Brim on June 10
A Boost Mobile clerk fatally shot Brim during an alleged armed robbery about 7:45 p.m. at the store near 76th Street and Metcalf Avenue. Brim allegedly showed a gun and demanded items. He was shot after he jumped a counter.
1. Ben Workman-Greco, 17, on Jan. 23
4. Patricia E. Fitzgerald, 68, on Dec. 20
Officers were called just before noon in reference to an armed disturbance in the 10200 block of South Shadow Circle. They found a 68-year-old woman, who had been stabbed to death. Another woman, 38, had minor injuries and was taken to a hospital.
3. Zavier Mendoza, 14, on Aug. 8
Police were called around 2:15 a.m. to the 12500 block of South Constance Street in reference to a shooting. Police said the teen was shot during a disturbance. Another teen has been charged in connection to the killing.
2. Rowan Padgett, 17, on March 29
Police were called to the 12300 block of South Mullen Court about 4:51 p.m. and found an unresponsive teenager who had been shot. The teen, Padgett, died at the scene. No arrests have been announced.
1. Sharon McManness, 75, on Jan. 23
Police said Sharon McManness died under suspicious circumstances in her home in the 3000 block of South Cardinal Drive, police said. Her 51-year-old son, Raymond Thomas McManness, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder and mistreatment of a dependent adult.
10. Wasinee Sankra, 23, on Nov. 16
Porntrep Phonjaroen, 25, of Lee’s Summit, was charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the killing of Sankra, of Blue Springs. Phonjaroen told police he shot her, saying he was upset about her work habits. He fired the shot in attempt to scare her.
9. Richard A. Denny, 34, on Nov. 15
Denny of Kansas City died and another person was injured in a shooting in the 10600 block of East 15th Street. Police were called to investigate at 6:50 a.m.
8. Robert D. Shinneman, 45, on Sept. 22
Police responded about 3 a.m. to a shooting call at a home in the 1200 block of South Scott Avenue. Arriving officers found Shinneman, a Liberty resident, who had died from gunshot wounds, police said.
7. Allen M. Cates, 29, on Sept. 12
A Jackson County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed Cates during an attempted arrest about 6:51 p.m. in the 9800 block of East 25th Street, according to the Independence Police Department. No further details have been released.
6. Desean L. Milligan, 18, on Sept. 2
Officers responding to a shooting call about 3:30 a.m. near the Hawthorne Place Apartments & Townhomes in the area of East Fifth Street North and North Spring Lake Drive found Milligan’s body lying outside on the ground. He had died from apparent gunshot wounds.
5. Tamera Rainey, 57, on Aug. 26
Rainey was found shortly before 1 p.m. inside of a residence in the 9500 block of East 14th Street. Court records said she had been beaten to death. Her son has been charged in connection to the killing.
4. Brian K. Jones-Woodruff, 23, on July 14
Jones-Woodruff, a Kansas City resident, was killed and another man was injured in a shooting about 12:40 p.m. at a McDonald’s restaurant in the 11800 block of East U.S. 40, police said.
3. Donald L. McIntosh Jr., 38, on March 24
Officers were called to the 2900 block of South Forest Avenue at 12:17 a.m. to investigate a shooting that left one person injured. The victim, McIntosh, was taken to a hospital where he died from his injuries. One person has been charged in the killing.
2. Michael E. Lopez, 36, on Feb. 20
Police said Lopez was found dead inside a home about 11:40 p.m. in the 2500 block of South Sterling Avenue. Officers were called there on reports of an aggravated assault and shooting. Police said they detained several people.
1. Shaunte P. McIntosh, 28, on Feb. 11
Police received a call about 11 p.m. about an aggravated assault at a home in the 1600 block of West Sheley Road. Arriving officers found McIntosh shot and killed inside the home.
3. Timothy Hunter, 25, on Sept. 4
Officers responded to reports of gunfire with an injured person about 11:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of North Scott Street. Upon arrival, police found Hunter, who had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
2. Jeremy Kitscher, 40, on April 20
Police said Kitscher was found with a gunshot wound shortly after 12:15 a.m. April 20 at a home in the 300 block of Grand Street. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
1. Mason R. Teel, 24, on Feb. 11
Teel was shot to death in front of his home in the 200 block of Manor Drive around 2 a.m. On Feb. 14, Demetrius Dontae Singh, 21, was charged with first-degree murder for Teel’s death.
9. Phillip James, 28, on Oct. 24
James was one of two people found shot in the 5600 block of Crescent Avenue. Police were called to investigate the shooting just before 10:40 p.m. Oct. 23. Police on Oct. 24 said James, a Kansas City resident, died from his injuries.
8. Frankie Gilmore, 63, on Oct. 13
7. Jerry L. Riley Jr., 32, on Aug. 21
Police responded to a reported disturbance with shots fired shortly before 1 a.m. inside a home in the 11600 block of East 60th Street and found Riley, a Kansas City resident, dead from gunshot wounds. Two women were taken into custody.
6. Christopher L. Stanford, 27, on July 20
Stanford, a Raymore resident, was found shot inside a wrecked vehicle around 6:20 a.m. in the 10700 block of East 59th Street. No arrests have been announced.
5. Todd McGraw, 50, on July 18
Police said McGraw, a Raytown resident, was shot to death in a home in the 8400 block of Elm Avenue just before midnight.
4. Rayauna M. Hill, 17, on June 15
The teen was found shot at Sarah Colman-Livengood Park on Lane Avenue at 12:24 a.m. She was pronounced dead shortly after she was taken to a hospital.
2, 3. Rita F. Moore, 44, and Rodney W. Brundige, 49, on March 12
The couple was fatally shot inside their apartment in the 11700 block of East 83rd Street around 6 a.m. A teenage witness told police Moore’s ex-boyfriend shot Moore and Brundige and then turned the gun on himself. Clifton L. Jack, 45, survived the self-inflicted gunshot wound, and was charged with two counts of first-degree murder.
1. Riley S. McCrackin, 19, on March 4
About 10:50 p.m., police were called to the alley behind Raytown Recreation at 10012 E. 63rd St. to investigate a shooting. Officers arrived and found McCrackin dead with multiple gunshot wounds.
4. Jaylen T. Blackmon, 20, on Dec. 22
Police were called to a shooting after 9 p.m. in the 13200 block of Overhill Road. Arriving officers found Blackmon, a Kansas City resident, on the sidewalk, dead from a gunshot wound.
3. Damian Norfleet, 14, on June 24
Officers responded to reports of a shooting about 11:30 p.m. in the 13100 block of Ashland Avenue, which is a residential neighborhood just east of Raytown and High Grove roads in Grandview. Officers found the teen’s body inside the home.
2. Chad M. McLanahan, 38, on May 26
Police responded to a shooting about 5:15 p.m. in the 1000 block of Pinkston Street. They found McLanahan had been shot. He later died at a hospital.
1. Erick McDonough, 28, on April 13
McDonough died after a vehicle hit him and left the scene about 3:20 p.m. at Second and Third streets. Prosecutors say a man intentionally hit McDonough with a truck A murder charge has been filed in connection to the death.
1. Kimberly R. Alcorn, 54, on June 26
Deputies responded to a shooting shortly before midnight Wednesday at a home in the 13000 block of South Harris Road near Greenwood in a rural part of Jackson County. Arriving deputies found Alcorn deceased inside the home. A suspect has been arrested and charged.
1. Natalie Jefferson, 20, on July 10
Police suspected a possible murder and suicide in the shooting deaths of two people found inside a recreational vehicle at Doc’s RV Park in Liberty. One of the persons killed was Jefferson, a resident of the RV park at 1600 Southview Dive. The other person was identified as 19-year-old Nicholas Rivers, of Gilbert, Arizona.
1. Lucia Frayre, 30, on July 16
Police said a woman died from injuries she sustained in a domestic violence incident from July 13. A suspect has been arrested and charged.
1. Taylor Stephens, 23, on March 28
Stephen’s boyfriend found her unresponsive in a bathtub at their home in the 1700 block of Northeast White Drive. She was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead. Jared Daniels, 28, of Lee’s Summit has been charged with second-degree felony murder and delivery of a controlled substance in her overdose death.
1. Randy Cox, 65, on July 19
Officers found Cox suffering from a gunshot wound in the 2200 block of Main Street early July 19.
North Kansas City
1. Jacob Roberson, 28, on Nov. 13
1. Zachary Morrisey, 24, on Dec. 20
Morrisey, of Kansas City, died at a hospital after being shot about 8 p.m. in the parking lot of the Leawood at State Line Apartments, near West 138th Street and Kenneth Road. Two vehicles were seen leaving the area after the shooting. Morrisey and another injured victim showed up in one car at a nearby hospital.
1. James E. Pettijohn, 36, on April 9
Pettijohn was sitting on the steps of a business at N.E. 74th Street and North Oak Trafficway when he was struck and killed by a vehicle, Gladstone police said. Police believe the suspect intentionally drove the vehicle onto the steps, striking the victim. One person was arrested and charged with first-degree murder.