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Police: Man shot, killed early Monday in Independence

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Posted at 10:41 AM, Apr 29, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police in Independence said a suspect is in custody in connection to a deadly shooting early Monday morning.

Officers were dispatched on a shooting call shortly after midnight near the intersection of W. South Avenue and S. Woodland Avenue.

When officers arrived, they located an adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

Paramedics were called, but the male was pronounced deceased at the scene.

A police spokesperson said an adult suspect was taken into custody.

Police did not provide any other information.

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