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Suspect with gun killed by officers in Independence, Mo.

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Two Independence, Mo. police officers are on administrative leave after they shot and killed a man who confronted them with a handgun. Police identified the deceased as George D. Reynolds, 49, who lived in Independence.

It happened at about 8:40 p.m. at the 1600 block of S. Swope.  Two officers responded to a domestic disturbance call and were allowed into the residence. As the officers stepped inside, they say they were immediately confronted by the person with the gun. They fired shots and the suspect was hit and died at the scene.

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3 comments

  • jw

    “Allowed into the home”

    It’s odd you take that at face value not even quoting the police report.

    These guys definitely came blazing in to an already tense situation probably involving at least a couple east independence drunks/meth heads.

    If they didn’t want to blast the guy away they probably shouldn’t have blasted their way in.

    Thanks IPD, American Police State FTW

    Stay the hell away from my house.

  • K

    HEY TROLL, MAYBE YOUR NOT SUCH A SMART GUY AND DONT KNOW WHAT YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT. MAYBE HE WAS SOMEONES FATHER, BROTHER OR SON. MAYBE NOT A METH HEAD AT ALL. MAYBE HE MADE A BAD MISTAKE. GLASS HOUSES!!!
    MAYBE YOU SHOULD STOP THINKING ABOUT WHERE SOMEONES FROM AND WORRY ABOUT HOW YOUR DUMB REMARKS ARE OR MIGHT BE BEING READ BY SOMEONES CHILDREN…
    WAY TO GO COOL GUY JW!!!!

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