One killed in Independence shooting

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - One person was killed Tuesday night in a shooting in Independence.

Just after 7:30 p.m., officers were called out to near the intersection of W. College St. and Crysler on a reported shooting.

When they arrived, they located one person that had been shot and a car that had struck a power pole and two houses, according to a news release from police. The victim was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

His identity has not yet been released.

No suspect information was immediately available.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline, 816-474-TIPS.

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