Group of males drives by, throws lit firework at girl, Independence police say

Posted at 5:33 PM, Oct 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-17 18:33:44-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A juvenile girl was injured recently when three or four young men threw a lit firework at her, according to officials.

Independence police said the incident happened in the 15100 block of E. Truman Road when the group of young men drove by the girl’s residence.

The girl, who was standing on the sidewalk, told police the group drove by in a silver Chevrolet Impala.

One of the men in the car allegedly threw a lit firework at the girl. The firework exploded when it hit the victim.

The girl suffered minor injuries, police said.

It was not immediately clear when the incident occurred.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Independence Police at (816) 325-7777.