Police Department

Shooting Victim Has Died

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: October 30, 2013

Shooting Victim Has Died

The shooting victim who was found lying in the street in the 400 block of N. Grand on October 30, 2013, has died. The case is now classified as a homicide. The victim was pronounced dead at a local hospital this morning. His name is Erik S. Schwartz, 33 yrs old, from Raytown, MO.

A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered through the TIPS Hotline to anyone with information leading to and an arrest of a suspect in this crime. The number is 816-474-8477.
Erik S. Schwartz

If anyone has any information regarding the above listed crime, you may also call the Independence Police Department at: 816-325-7852 or the Investigations Unit at 816-325-7330.