Shooting leaves 18-year-old with life-threatening injuries in Independence


INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — The Independence Police Department is investigating a shooting Thursday evening that has left one person with life-threatening injuries.

Officers responded to the shooting just after 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of South Avenue and Osage Street.

When officers arrived they found an 18-year-old victim who was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police said this is an active investigation.

FOX4 has a crew at the scene and will continue to keep you updated as new information becomes available.

Anyone with information can call the Independence Police Departments tips line at 816-325-7777.

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