Independence police investigating after man is shot, killed - KCTV5 News

Independence police investigating after man is shot, killed

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Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in Independence on Saturday night. 

The shooting happened just after 7 p.m. in the 300 block of N. Leslie Avenue. 

Officers went to the area after someone called and said they heard gunshots. 

When they arrived, they found a man's body outside one of the apartments. 

Detectives are treating the case as a homicide, according to the Independence Police Department. 

Currently, no one has been taken into custody. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS or the Independence tipline at 816-325-7777. You can also email

We are sending a crew out to the scene. Stay with us for updates. 

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