Suspects in Independence robbery and shooting arrested in Randolph


RANDOLPH, Mo. — The Clay County Sheriff’s Office said they have the suspects of an Independence armed robbery and shooting in custody.

According to Independence police, the incident took place at a CVS pharmacy at 3825 South Noland Road.

Two males entered the store with a rifle and demanded the cash register. The clerk fired a gun at some point during the incident and the suspects fled.

They were chased by police, but the pursuit was stopped due to dangerous driving by the suspect.

Deputies found the suspect vehicle in Randolph, Missouri Sunday night with a weapon in the back seat.

The Independence Police Department will follow up with their investigation.

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