Reward Increase in Murder of Zach Pearce

The KC Crime Stoppers are asking for public assistance in identifying those responsible for the December 4 killing of Zach Pearce.

Tips Hotline Zach Pearce

Reward increased for information on who shot Zachary Pearce

KANSAS CITY, MO — The Kansas City, Missouri Police Department and the Greater KC Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline are asking the public for assistance in identifying those responsible for the December 4, 2017 homicide of Zach Pearce near 40th and Walnut in Kansas City, Missouri.  

Tips Hotline Zach Pearce

 Police said 24-year-old Zachary Pearce was shot and killed near the corner of 40th and Walnut sometime before midnight during an apparent robbery.  The suspect and at least two other people fled in a maroon colored SUV.

 Witnesses called police around 11:45 p.m. stating an SUV with at least three people inside, possibly two males and a woman as the driver, was observed.  It was reported that one passenger got out of the SUV with a black handgun and shot the victim who died at the scene. The SUV then took off eastbound down 40th Street and then south on Warwick. Investigators later found items belonging to the victim near 40th and Warwick.  This was Kansas City’s 134th homicide of 2017.

 Zach’s family has added an additional $500.00 contribution to the reward fund bringing the total to a possible $5,500.00 for information to Crime Stoppers leading to an arrest or filing of charges. Joseph Pearce, father, is available for comment/interviews at 816-806-0808.

 Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers Greater Kansas City TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477), TIPS may also be submitted electronically at, or by downloading our NEW mobile app, P3TIPS, on Google Play or the Apple iOS stores for FREE.  Information leading to an arrest and/or filing of charges could be eligible for up to $5,500.00 in reward money.  ALL INFORMATION IS ANONYMOUS.  

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