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1 dead, 1 injured in fatal shooting at convenience store parking lot

1900 Independence Avenue Shooting
Posted at 10:41 AM, Aug 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-17 14:50:56-04

Update | The victim in this case was identified as 21-year-old Myana Henderson.

Original story | One person is dead and another is injured after a shooting Saturday at a convenience store in the 1900 block of Independence Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department officers received reports of the shooting shortly before 9:50 a.m.

Upon arrival to the scene, police located two adult victims in the parking lot of a business near Maple Boulevard and Garfield Avenue.

One female victim died on the scene. The other victim, a male, was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say Independence Avenue is closed for the investigation. It will remain closed until around 1-2 p.m.