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Families, victims of KCMO violence share their experiences

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Families, victims of KCMO violence share their experiences

Families, victims of KCMO violence share their experiences

As the Kansas City metro continues to see a historic year in violence, the families of a homicide victim and a robbery victim gathered with Kansas City police to share their experiences on Monday.

CHECK OUT THIS STORYON KSHB DOT COM TOHEAR MORE ABOUT HERMESSAGE TO THE STATE -AS IT WORKS TO STOP THESPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS.TODAY - ONE FAMILY SAYSITS GRATEFUL TOOPERATION LEGEND FORBRINGING THEIR LOVEDONES KILLER TO JUSTICE.41 ACTION NEWSREPORTER JORDAN BETTSJOINS US LIVE WITH THEIRMESSAGE - AND THELATEST ON THE FEDERALOPERATION TO STOPVIOLENT CRIME.KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI ISAT 124 HOMICIDES FOR THEYEAR.

WHILE MANY OFTHOSE CASES AREUNSOLVED, A FAMILY OFONE OF THOSE VICTIMSSPOKE OUT TODAYBECAUSE THEIRDAUGHTER'S ALLEGEDKILLER IS BEHIND BARS ISIN PART THANKS TOOPERATION LEGEND.Chantell Wallis, daughtermurderedin July"We don't know what makespeople do the things that theydo.

But, somethingsomewhere has to click."DEVASTED WITH LOSSChantell Wallis, daughtermurderedin July"Chieynne was the life of theparty.

He dimmed that lightwhen he did that."A KANSAS CITY FAMILY ISNOW HOLDING ON TOHOPE.ON JULY 24TH, ChieynneWallis was killed ATCLOVERLEAF APARTMENTSON 71 HIGHWAY IN southkansas city.TWO WEEKS later KANSASCITY POLICE AND FEDERALAGENTS ARRESTedMICHAEL SKINNER who'snow charged with murder.Chantell Wallis, daughtermurderedin July"I am thankful for whoeverspoke up.

I am thankful foreverything.

I am wishing for allthe families that haven't hadthe closure, I am wishing theyhad this."POLICE SAY IT'S PARTLYTHANKS TO OPERATIONLEGENDACCORDING TO THE F-B-I,more than 200 people weretaken into custody within theTHE FIRST 30 days.CRIMES RANGING FROMHOMICIDE TO DRUGTRAFFICKING.K-C-P-D SAY HAVING THISEXTRA HELP IS CHANGINGTHE CITY FOR THEBETTER.Sgt.

Jacob Becchina, KCPD"It's almost as if there areadditional detectives that arekind of on those scenes,bringing their investigativeexperience to help ourdetectives."WALLIS' MOTHER SAYSWHILE IT'S GOOD TO HAVESOME JUSTICE...THE PAINOF LOSING HER DAUGHTERWILL NEVER GO AWAY.Chantell Wallis, daughtermurderedin July"You have that tiny closureknowing somebody is going topay for it.

But, I mean all Icansay is just pray."PRAYING THE VIOLENCESTOPS."Kansas City, we have to dobetter.

Who doesnt know whatconflict resolution is one oftheways stay away.

That is one ofthe steps right there.

Stayaway."AT THAT PRESSCONFERENCE, KCPD READA LETTER THAT WAS FROMAN ARMED CAR JACKINGVICTIM, WHO OPERATIONLEGEND PUT ONE OF THEALLEGED SUSPECTS INJAIL.SHE WAS TOO AFRAID TOGO ON CAMERA BUT INHER LETTER SHE SAYSSHE IS THANKFUL K-C-P-DAND FEDERAL AGENTSTOOK HER CASESERIOUSLY.KCPD DID NOT KNOW HOWLONG FEDERAL AGENTSWILL BE STAYING TOASSIST THEM.IN KANSAS CITY JORDAN




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