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Independence police seek ‘person of interest’ after early Sunday morning homicide

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Independence police are looking for a “person of interest” in an early Sunday morning shooting where the victim died.

Police are investigating the incident as a homicide. Information released by police said officers were called to the 2900 block of South Forest at 12:17 a.m. Sunday on the report of a shooting.

The victim, identified as Donald L. McIntosh, 38, was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries.

Officers would like to talk with Ingenue K. Persinger, 18. She’s described as 5 feet, 7 inches tall and 200 lbs.

Anyone with information on how to contact Persinger or has information about the shooting, is asked to call the Tips hotline at (816) 474-TIPS, IPD tips at (816) 325-7777 or email leads@indepmo.org.

Laura Bauer came to The Star in 2005 after spending much of her life in southwest Missouri. She’s a member of the investigative team focusing on watchdog journalism. In her 25-year career, Laura’s stories on child welfare, human trafficking, crime and Kansas secrecy have been nationally recognized.

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