Independence police are trying to locate a person of interest in a life-threatening shooting early Wednesday.
Police are looking for Diego J. Gomez, 25, of Independence.
Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477 or Independence police at 816-325-7777.
Police said officers spotted a stolen vehicle about 2:42 a.m. near 18th Street and Waubesa Avenue. The driver of the vehicle tried to elude police, who found the vehicle abandoned in the 1700 block of Waubesa. Two occupants fled on foot.
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Police found a third person with a gunshot wound. That person was taken to a hospital with a life-threatening injury.