Shooting at Swope, East Meyer now considered a homicide - KCTV5

Shooting at Swope, East Meyer now considered a homicide

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Kansas City Police need your help to solve a homicide near Swope Parkway and East Meyer Boulevard. (KCTV5) Kansas City Police need your help to solve a homicide near Swope Parkway and East Meyer Boulevard. (KCTV5)
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

Kansas City Police need your help to solve a shooting that's now considered a homicide.

The shooting happened around 9 p.m. near Swope Parkway and East Meyer Boulevard, at Swope Park, on May 7. 

The victim, 21-year-old Evette Clint, died on May 10. 

When police arrived, they found Clint in the driver's seat of a car suffering from a gunshot wound. 

She was taken to a local hospital for treatment and later died.

No arrest has been made in the shooting and police do not know why the shooting happened.

People who visit the part often are now concerned about safety. 

Kenna Noland, who walks the park daily says, "My first thought when I saw that it made me really scared because I come out here and walk every day. When I saw the address, it made me think I'm not sure if I should walk there every day."

Kansas City Missouri Department of Parks and Recreations released a statement on the shooting. 

“The Kansas City, MO Parks and Recreation Department was saddened to hear of the unfortunate event that occurred on Sunday evening.  The safety of our patrons is always a top priority and we will continue to work with the KCPD to provide safe parks and facilities.”

If you have any information contact Kansas City Police Department or the TIPS Hotline (816-474-8477).

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