Independence Police Shoot Suspect Following Pursuit

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Authorities say that a suspect was shot and injured by Independence Police following a chase on Friday afternoon.

According to police, officers were involved in a pursuit with two suspects in a reportedly stolen truck near 24 Highway and North Crysler Avenue around 4:00 p.m. when officers shot one of the suspects.

The wounded suspect was taken to an area hospital, where he is expected to recover. The second suspect was taken into custody.

No police officers were injured in the incident, which remains under investigation.

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