Man shot, killed in Independence leaves police searching for 2 suspects

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A man is dead after he was found shot in the driveway in a residential neighborhood on December 5, according to the Independence Police Department.

Officers were called to the 3300 block of S. Oxford Avenue, just off of Blue Ridge Boulevard, at 3:22 p.m. When they arrived, they found a man in the driveway of a residence.

He was transported to a hospital. He was pronounced dead shortly after.

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Picture of the suspect truck from IPD.

Police are looking for two suspects, according to the statement. Officers believe they left the scene in a white, single-cab pickup Chevrolet pickup truck. The vehicle had U-Haul logos.

IPD did not release any further details. They ask anyone with information to call the tips hotline at (816)474-TIPS, or (816)325-7777, or email

FOX4 has a crew working to find out more from police. This story will be updated as more information is made available.




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