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1 dead, 1 injured in shooting near Independence McDonald's

Posted at 3:18 PM, Jul 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-15 15:45:08-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person died and another was injured after a shooting near a McDonald's in Independence, police said.

The shooting happened near the McDonald's located off U.S. 40 shortly before 1 p.m. Sunday. Police said one male victim later died at the hospital from his injuries.

Independence police spokeswoman Officer Jodi Grooms said that officers arrived at the location to find two people shot. Both were taken to the hospital.

IPD is looking for a vehicle of interest in the incident. It is described as a white Dodge Journey or Caliber. The license plate is unknown.

Anyone with information on the incident or the vehicle should call IPD at 816-325-7300 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.