Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Woman killed in domestic violence shooting identified

At about 2:30 a.m. today, Oct. 26, police were called to a residence in the 5000 block of George Road because of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found 42-year-old Robyn R. Hamilton of Kansas City, Mo., dead. She had been shot. Witnesses said she had been arguing with her husband when he shot her. Police have him in custody and confirmed the homicide was domestic violence-related. Investigation continues.

Ms. Hamilton's death is Kansas City's 89th homicide this year compared to 94 at this date in 2009 and 111 at this date in 2008.