Friday, May 29, 2009

20th and Walrond homicide

CORRECTION: The victim's name is Takiya Love, not Takiya Lane as previously posted. Her photo is above.

At about 3:18 p.m. yesterday, May 28, officers were called to Truman Medical Center in regard to a shooting victim. Shortly after officers arrived, the victim was pronounced dead.

The victim was positively identified as 23-year-old Takiya Love of Kansas City, Mo.

It appears Ms. Lane was shot in a residence in the 2000 block of Walrond. There is no suspect information at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline 474-TIPS (8477).

This is the 49th homicide of 2009, compared to 43 at this time last year and 39 in 2007.

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