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Independence police investigating homicide after body was found at QuikTrip

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Independence police are investigating a homicide that occurred on Friday evening. 

At about 9 p.m., police received a call of shots fired near I-70 and Noland Road.

Police were also called to the QuikTrip at 40 Highway and Sterling Road where a body was found behind the gas station.

Police say the victim was shot at I-70 and Noland, then ended up at the QuikTrip. 

It's not known of the victim drove there or if someone else drove them away from the scene of the shooting. 

Police believe shots were fired into a vehicle that was on I-70, which killed one of the people inside the car.

Police do not have any information on a possible suspect or vehicle.

If you have any information, call Independence Police at 816-325-7330 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS. You can also email

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