Police: 1 Kansas City address fired 360 shots at New Year's Eve party

1 month 2 days 7 hours ago Tuesday, January 15 2019 Jan 15, 2019 Tuesday, January 15, 2019 3:46:00 PM CST January 15, 2019 in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) — Kansas City police say people at one address fired 360 shots from at least nine guns to celebrate New Year's Eve.

Police Chief Rick Smith posted a picture of the bullet casings on his blog Tuesday. It is illegal to fire guns in celebration in Kansas City.

The Kansas City Star reports police used a ShotSpotter gunshot detection system to find the address, which is in east Kansas City.

Smith said the illegal shooting continues even after an 11-year-old girl died from a stray bullet wound during a celebration on July 4, 2011.

Police are gathering evidence so they can issue citations to those who illegally discharged firearms on New Year's Eve.

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