One dead, another hurt after shooting in Independence

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- One man is dead and another hurt after a shooting Saturday, Oct. 28.

Police were called to the 12800 block of E. 47th St. just after 2 p.m. When they arrived, they found a man dead and a second man with minor injuries. 

The victim was identified as Brandan Ray Brown, 29, of Independence, Missouri.

Police were looking for Jerome T. Roberson, 31, of Kansas City in connection with the homicide. KCPD officers arrested Roberson on Saturday, Nov. 11.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS, the Independence Police Dept. at 816-325-7777 or email


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