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Man killed outside Independence gas station, police seek help identifying suspect

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Posted at 3:04 AM, Mar 30, 2022

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Independence Police are investigating a homicide outside the Minit Mart in the 4200 block of S. Noland Road.

Police say they were called to the area on a shooting about 11 p.m.

Police say they found David J. Rowe, 32, deceased outside the convenience store when they arrived.

Police say the suspect fled northbound on foot.

Video footage shows a suspect, described as a man about five feet, seven inches tall with short hair wearing a tan, hooded jacket.

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