UPDATE: The victim in this shooting has been identified as 21-year-old Austin W. Martell.


INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Independence police are investigating a deadly overnight shooting Monday.

Officers responded to a residence around midnight in the 800 block of East Pacific Avenue when they found a man outside of the residence with gunshot wounds.

Investigators said medical aid was rendered, but the victim died after being transported to a hospital.

There is no suspect information and the investigation is ongoing.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are urged to contact the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS(8477).

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