Police: One person in custody after deadly shooting in Independence

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - One person is dead and another is in police custody following a shooting in Independence Saturday afternoon.

Authorities were called to the 1900 block of S. Norton Ave., just after noon on reports of a shooting. When they arrived, they found one person injured with gunshot wounds, according to a statement released from police.

That person was taken to a local hospital and later died, according to police.

One person was taken into custody at the scene. The case is still under investigation.

Anyone with information about what happened is asked to call the TIPS Hotline, 816-474-TIPS.

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