City of Independence, Missouri

Homicide Investigation on Pearl Street

Homicide Investigation on Pearl Street

For immediate release: August 18, 2017

On 08/17/2017 at 10:49 P.M., Independence police officers were dispatched to a home on a shooting, in the 1500 block of S. Pearl Street.

A victim was located outside, in front of the home. He was pronounced deceased on scene from a gunshot wound. The victim has been identified as Christopher L. King, a 33 year old, white male from Independence. Mr. King's family has been notified.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the TIPS Hotline (816) 474-TIPS or IPD tips at (816) 325-7777 or email leads@indepmo.org