Man arrested in slaying of an Independence man - KCTV5

Man arrested in slaying of an Independence man

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Police have arrested 28-year-old Nicholas L. Cannon, of Independence, as a suspect in the shooting. Police have arrested 28-year-old Nicholas L. Cannon, of Independence, as a suspect in the shooting.
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -

Authorities have identified a man shot and killed Sunday in Independence.

Police were called to an aggravated assault in the 1300 block of South Sterling Avenue.  The victim later died at an area hospital.  He has now been identified as Justin A. Seegas, 35, of Shawnee.

The suspect in the case, 28-year-old Nicholas L. Cannon, of Independence, has been arrested.  Cannon surrendered to Independence Police Sunday night.

Cannon was traveling with his four-year old daughter. She has been returned unharmed.

Independence Police say they will release no additional information until charges have been filed.

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