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Independence Police seek white SUV in road rage killing of 22-year-old woman

Independence Police are looking for this white SUV as the suspect vehicle.
Independence Police are looking for this white SUV as the suspect vehicle. Independence Police Department

The Sunday night killing of a 22-year-old woman appears to be the result of a road rage incident, Independence police said Monday.

Whitney M. Gray was driving a minivan with three children inside when she was fatally shot just after 7:30 p.m. Sunday near Winner Road and Sterling Avenue, according to police.

The passengers — a teenager; a 3-year-old; and an 8-month-old — were not injured.

Police said they are searching for a white SUV they believe was involved in the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477 or IPD tips at 816-325-7777. Tips can also be emailed to leads@indepmo.org.

Matt Campbell: 816-234-4902, @MattCampbellKC

Tony Rizzo: 816-234-4435, @trizzkc

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