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Police identify man shot, killed by officers in Independence

700 Block N. Frandsen Road shooting
Posted at 6:56 PM, Feb 22, 2024

UPDATE, Feb 29 | Police have identified the person shot and killed by officers on Feb. 22 as Sief Bani-Khalid, 32, of Independence. The investigation of the incident remains onging.

ORIGINAL REPORT | An investigation is underway after police shot and killed a man Thursday night at a house in Independence.

The shooting occurred about 4:40 p.m. in the 700 block of N. Frandsen Road, according to a police department spokesman.

Police received a call about shots fired and encountered the suspect outside a doorway.

Witnesses said they heard police shout out commands to the man before the shooting.

Officers found a gun at the scene, police said.

The man's identity was released Thursday night.

Two officers involved in the shooting were placed on administrative leave.

Independence officers involved in the shooting do not have body cameras, but investigators will be able to review dash cam video.

No officers were injured.