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Independence shooting leaves 1 injured

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Posted at 11:08 AM, Nov 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-12 12:10:15-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There was a shooting in Independence, Missouri, Friday morning around 8:40 a.m.

Police were dispatched to Hawthorne Place Apartments on E 5th St. N. Upon arrival they found a male victim lying in the street.

The victim was transported to a hospital. The status of their injuries is unknown.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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