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Suspect sought after shooting of Independence man

Updated: 2013-09-30T21:45:48Z

Kansas City police are searching for a suspect in the shooting of an Independence man.

Officers responding to a call just after noon Monday discovered the victim near 54th Street and Bellefontaine Avenue. The man, 23, was taken to a hospital where his condition was unavailable.

Investigators remained in the area Monday afternoon looking for the shooter, who was reported to have fled on foot.

| Brian Burnes bburnes@kcstar.com

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