Police were investigating an officer-involved shooting that critically injured an armed man Thursday in Independence.
According to police, officers encountered an armed man about 8:30 p.m. in the 700 block of North Forest Avenue.
Officers, police say, shot the man outside the home. No officers were injured in the incident, according to police.
The man was taken to the hospital where he underwent surgery late Thursday. He was still hospitalized in critical condition Friday, police said.
No charges have been filed in the incident. Independence police did not say how many officers were involved.