Man fatally shot in Independence neighborhood

Independence police are investigating a late-night shooting that fatally wounded a man.

Police were called about 11:20 p.m. Monday to the 11300 block of 11th Street to reports of a shooting and they found the victim. He was rushed to a hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Police are investigating the man’s death as a homicide.

No one else was injured in the shooting.

Anyone with information should call Independence Police Department’s Detective Unit at 816-325-7330 or 816-836-3600 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (474-8477).

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Robert A. Cronkleton, bcronkleton@kcstar.com