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Independence police investigating after teen shot to death Tuesday night

Sterling Creek Apartments homicide
Posted at 9:48 PM, Feb 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-08 23:34:41-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Independence police are investigating after a teen was shot to death on Tuesday night.

According to the department, the 17-year-old teen was killed in the parking lot of the Sterling Creek Apartments.

Police did not have a suspect in custody.

No other information on the victim was immediately available.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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