One person dead in Independence Avenue shooting in Kansas City


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police say one person is dead after a shooting on Independence Avenue near Bales Avenue.

The victim was originally reported to have life-threatening injuries and has since died at a local hospital.

Police said, based on their initial investigation, someone walked up to the victim, shot them and ran off.

KCPD responded to the area and are still investigating the shooting. The victim has not been identified yet.

Police are also investigating another homicide and a double shooting Tuesday. All of the shootings have happened since 2 p.m.

Another person was shot and killed at Sycamore Park near E. 109th Street and Sycamore Terrace in south Kansas City. Police said the victim was a juvenile.

KCPD is also investigating a double shooting turned homicide at 52nd Street and Euclid Avenue.

At about 2 p.m., officers received calls of a shooting in that area. When they arrived, they found one person with life-threatening injuries and one person with non-life-threatening injuries to the leg.

One of the victims later died from their injuries Tuesday.

FOX4 will continue to update this story as details become available.

Anyone with information in any of these shootings is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477. All tips are anonymous. There is a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case.

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