Independence police shoots, injures armed man

Posted at 11:36 PM, May 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-26 00:36:12-04

Independence Police shot an armed man outside of a home Thursday night.

The incident occurred near the 700 block of North Forest around 8:30 p.m.

Officials said officers were sent to a house after a report of a person armed with a gun. 

When officers arrived on the scene, they saw the man and shot him, police said. 

The man was transported to a hospital and underwent surgery. His condition is not known at this time. 

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.