Police Department

Person of Interest in Shooting

Independence Police Department
223 N. Memorial Drive
Independence, MO 64050-3013
Public Information Office
Officer Tom Gentry
(816) 325-7258

News Release

For immediate release: September 15, 2013

Attempt to Locate Person of Interest in Shooting

On September 15, 2013, an aggravated assault occurred at 1306 S. Sterling Ave. Independence. The victim is a white male in his 30s and appeared to have been shot. He was transported to a local hospital with apparent life threatening injuries.

A person of interest in the shooting is identified as Nicholas L. Cannon,
AKA “Nick”. He is a white male 28 yrs old, 5’ 9” tall, 160 lbs, brown hair and brown eyes. His last known address is 2630 S. Arlington Ave. Independence, MO.

Cannon was last observed leaving the scene of the shooting in a white, older model Chevrolet SUV bearing Missouri license plate number 9FK-313.

Cannon also has his 4 yr old daughter with him.

Cannon is believed to be armed, and is considered dangerous. If anyone sees or has any knowledge of where Nicholas L. Cannon may be, do not attempt to make contact with him. Please call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477 or the Independence Police Department at 816-836-3600.

Nicholas L. Cannon