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Independence police searching for 3 suspects in overnight shooting at Gates Bar-B-Q

Posted at 9:22 AM, Jul 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-15 10:22:19-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Gates Bar-B-Q employee suffered life-threatening injuries in an overnight shooting in Independence, Missouri.

Independence police said three masked suspects entered the Gates location at 10440 E. U.S. Hwy 40 around 2:45 a.m. Monday.

One of the suspects shot the employee multiple times as the the suspects were running away.

The employee was taken to a local hospital.

Police released security footage from the incident, asking anyone who may be able to identify the suspects to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477, IPD at 816-325-7777, or email