Independence police seek vehicle of interest in teen’s shooting

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Posted at 8:46 PM, May 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-22 21:46:18-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 16-year-old was shot Friday afternoon in Independence.

Officers responded at 4:22 p.m. to a reported shooting in the 800 block of South Overton Avenue.

The teenager was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Independence police are looking for a dark colored, possibly blue or gray, Nissan Pathfinder or similar vehicle, which was captured by a nearby surveillance camera occupied by multiple white males.

The circumstances of the shooting remain under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477) or contact the Independence Police Department Persons Crimes Squad at 816-325-7777 or via email to