Independence police were trying to locate a man who was seen leaving the scene of shooting that left the victim with critical injuries early Sunday.
Police said they received a report of a shooting at 5:54 a.m. in the 1300 block of South Sterling Avenue. The victim, a man in his 30s, was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Police said they were looking for a man was was seen leaving the scene in a white, older model Chevrolet sport-utility vehicle with Missouri license plate number 9FK 313. He had his 4-year-old daughter with him, police said, and is believed to be armed and considered dangerous.
Anyone with information should call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (474-8477) or Independence police at 816-836-3600.