Man shot, killed in Independence, Mo.

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Police are investigating after a person was shot and killed late Monday night on East 11th St. in Independence, Mo.

Police responded to the call around 11:30 p.m. When they arrived on scene, officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital where he later died.

A neighbor who lives with his fiance and mother said they heard gunshots Monday night and ran out of the house to see what happened. He said he’s concerned about the violence.

“The things that are happening in the neighborhoods are getting more and more shocking every day, so I don’t know what else I can do to protect my neighbors and the things that happen,” said Christian Dixon, neighbor.

The man’s identity has not been released.

Police are still looking for suspects. If you have any information, call the TIPS Hotline at 816.474.TIPS.

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