Independence police investigating after woman fatally shot, dropped off at hospital

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Posted at 11:22 AM, Jun 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-23 12:22:40-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — The Independence Police Department is investigating after a woman was shot in the head and dropped off at a hospital.

According to the department, the victim was dropped off at a hospital near 19600 block of east 39th Street early Wednesday morning.

Police identified her as Ales L. Carr, 30, of Kansas City, Missouri.

Life-saving measures were attempted on Carr, but she later died.

The department believes she was shot in an Independence home.

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