The Independence officer pursued a stolen car, which turned southbound at a Missouri River bridge and then west toward Sugar Creek. The carjacker then turned into an industrial park near Kentucky Road and River Boulevard, stopped and began firing at the officer. The officer returned fire and the carjacker died at the scene.
The Independence officer pursued a stolen car, which turned southbound at a Missouri River bridge and then west toward Sugar Creek. The carjacker then turned into an industrial park near Kentucky Road and River Boulevard, stopped and began firing at the officer. The officer returned fire and the carjacker died at the scene. File photo by Fernando Salazar The Wichita Eagle
The Independence officer pursued a stolen car, which turned southbound at a Missouri River bridge and then west toward Sugar Creek. The carjacker then turned into an industrial park near Kentucky Road and River Boulevard, stopped and began firing at the officer. The officer returned fire and the carjacker died at the scene. File photo by Fernando Salazar The Wichita Eagle

Independence police officer kills armed carjacker in Sugar Creek

July 07, 2015 3:43 PM