Independence Police Department
223 N. Memorial Drive
Independence, MO 64050-3013
Public Information Office
Officer Tom Gentry
For immediate release: July 8, 2015
The man who is suspected of an armed carjacking, leading police on a vehicle pursuit, and who was fatally shot after he opened fire on a police officer with a handgun on July 7, 2015, is identified as Nicholas E. Booth, 35 yrs, of Ozark, Missouri.
Nicholas E. Booth
Notifications have been made to the family and investigation continues in each of the incidents.