Woman dies following overnight shooting in KCMO

File photo - A KCPD patrol vehicle.
File photo - A KCPD patrol vehicle.(KCTV5 News)
Published: May. 22, 2023 at 5:57 AM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A shooting victim taken to the hospital Monday morning with critical injuries from a gunshot wound has since died.

The shooting happened just before 3 a.m. at an apartment complex in the 9300 block of Bales Drive.

When officers arrived, they found a woman in one of the apartment building’s breezeways. She was suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

EMS went to the scene and took her to a hospital. At the time, she was in critical condition.

A few hours later, she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased. In the evening, she was identified as 24-year-old Nykolett Schroeder.

Detectives and crime scene personnel processed the scene and canvassed for witnesses.

Homicide detectives have taken over the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS. There is a reward of up to $25,000 for information that is submitted anonymously to the TIPS Hotline and results in an arrest.

The KCPD notes that they work with Partners for Peace in all their homicide investigations in order to monitor risk of retaliation and provide social services to affected residents.