Independence police search for suspect involved in early-morning shooting

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- Independence police are looking for a suspect after an early-morning shooting Thursday.

Police said the shooting  happened at Hawthorne Place Apartment off of 24 Highway and Dover  around 1:45 a.m.

Police described the victim as a male who is in his 30s. According to police the victim is in stable condition.   Police told FOX 4 that the victim and the shooter may have known each other.

Police have not yet released a suspect description.

Police ask that anyone with any information to please call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.