Just after 4 p.m. today, Kansas City Missouri police officers were called to the intersection of 12th and Hardesty on a reported shooting. Upon arrival officers found the body of an adult female victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
EMS did respond to the scene unfortunately, the victim was declared deceased at the scene. The victim in this case has been identified as 38-year-old Ashley Speer.
Detectives and crime scene Personnel are on the scene canvassing the area for Witnesses and checking for video cameras that may have caught something. No suspect information is available at this time.
If anyone has any information they are asked to contact the Homicide Unit directly at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS hotline anonymously at 816-474-TIPS, There is a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case.