MSHP investigating deadly Independence police shooting

Posted at 9:27 PM, Mar 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-12 18:09:46-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, March 12, 5:09 p.m. | The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the suspect as Tyrea M. Pryor, 39, of Kansas City, Missouri.

This incident is still under investigation by the MSHP Division of Drug and Crime Control.

ORIGINAL STORY | The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating after Independence police shot and killed a man Friday night.

The man had a rifle when he was shot inside a wrecked car about 8 p.m. at U.S. 24 Highway and Noland Road, according to an MSHP spokesperson.

Independence police were sent earlier to a disturbance in the 800 block of West College Street.

A caller said people were banging on the front door of a house and trying to get inside.

A white vehicle sped off just as police arrived, the highway patrol spokesman said.

It crashed a short time later at U.S. 24 Highway and Noland Road.

There were two others in the car along with the man with the rifle who have been hospitalized.

No word on the severity of their injuries.

This is a developing story and may be updated.

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