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One person killed in overnight shooting at home in Independence

Raw video: Person fatally shot in Oxford Ave house in Independence

Police are investigating an overnight shooting at home in Independence that left one person dead. Police responded to reports of a shooting at a home in the 500 block of South Oxford Avenue about 12:35 a.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018.
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Police are investigating an overnight shooting at home in Independence that left one person dead. Police responded to reports of a shooting at a home in the 500 block of South Oxford Avenue about 12:35 a.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018.

Update: Police identified the victim Thursday afternoon as Abigail L. Edwards, 20, of Independence.

A person was shot and killed early Thursday at a home in Independence, police said.

Police responded to reports of a shooting about 12:35 a.m. at a home in the 500 block of South Oxford Avenue.

Arriving officers found a deceased person inside the house. The victim had been shot.

Police are investigating the person's death as a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477) or Independence Police Department's TIPS Hotline at 816-325-7777. People can also email tips to leads@indpmo.org.

Robert A. Cronkleton: 816-234-4261, @cronkb
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