Independence police identify victim killed in shooting

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Homicide investigators are in the 1500 block of S. Cedar Avenue on Tuesday evening following a deadly shooting. Independence police say officers went to the scene at about 4:45 p.m. where one adult black male victim was found.

The police department identified the victim as William L. Elliott, a 41-year-old man from Independence.

Emergency crews took him to a hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

If you know anything that will assist officers in their investigation, call (816) 474-TIPS or (816) 325-7777.

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