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One dead in Independence shooting

Independence police have a man in custody in a shooting Saturday afternoon that left a woman dead.

Police said they responded to the 1900 block of South Norton Avenue at 12:10 p.m. and found the victim, who died after being taken to an area hospital.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-8477 or Independence police at 816-836-3600.

| Judy L. Thomas, jthomas@kcstar.com

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