Police respond to shooting call in Independence, find 20-year-old woman dead inside home

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- Detectives in Independence were busy investigating a homicide Thursday morning.

Police said just after 12:30 a.m. someone called 911 to report a shooting near Oxford and Independence avenues. Responding officers found one person, later identified as 20-year-old Abigail Edwards, dead inside the home.

Authorities have not yet released any suspect information.

Police ask if you have any information that might help detectives in their investigation, please call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477 or Independence Police TIPS line at 816-325-7777.

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