Kansas City Police identify teens shot to death earlier this week
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Police have identified two teenagers and a baby who were shot to death earlier this week in a Kansas City home.
Police on Friday said the victims have been identified as and 18-year-old Shannon Rollins, 17-year-old Bianca R. Fletcher and her young son, whom police identified as "Baby Boy" Fletcher. Police did not disclose the baby's age.
Capt. Tye Grant said earlier that a family member returned home late Tuesday and discovered the bodies in the home.
Kansas City has had 65 homicides so far this year. That's 12 more than the city had at this time last year. Police statistics also show that so far, seven of the 2015 homicide victims have been under the age of 16.