Police Department

Reported Shooting

Independence Police Department

223 N. Memorial Drive

Independence, MO 64050-3013

Public Information Office

Officer Thomas Gentry



News Release

For Immediate Release: May 13, 2015


Reported Shooting


At approximately 9:41 p.m. Independence Police were called regarding a reported shooting in the 1200 block of S. Main. An Independence Police Officer happened to be close to the area when the call came out and he arrived in time to find the victim and get information from witnesses as the ambulance was on its way to the scene.

The victim was transported to an area hospital and reported to be in stable condition. The officers cleared from the scene back to normal duty and an ongoing investigation of the incident continues.

It is anticipated more information may be released sometime tomorrow.