Victim seriously hurt in Thursday shooting in Independence

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Posted at 9:31 AM, Jan 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-20 11:48:29-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police in Independence are investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting Thursday morning that left one person with life-threatening injuries.

A police spokesperson said offers were called around 8 a.m. to the intersection of U.S. 40 Highway and Valley View Road on a reported shooting.

Officers located a victim passed out in a vehicle suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital.

Police did not immediately release any suspect information.

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