Police Department

Suspect Charged 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: August 3, 2015


Suspect Charged in Shooting



Wade A. Robinson


Wade A. Robinson, 37 yrs old, of Independence, MO, was charged this past weekend with Assault 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action. The incident took place in the 1700 block of N. Lynn St.


The incident which involved two victims took place on Sunday, 12:05 a.m. in front of the suspect’s residence. The victims apparently responded to Mr. Wade’s residence to return some of his personal property when an argument ensued between the subjects and the shooting occurred.


Additional charges may be pending in reference to the second victim. There is no status report at this time as to the condition of the two victims.