Police Department

Explosive Device Detonation

For immediate release: July 20, 2016

Explosive Device Detonation

The Independence Police Department is seeking information regarding an incident involving an explosive device that was detonated at a residence in Independence, MO.

The incident occurred in the 18000 Block of E. 29th Terrace Court South on 07/10/2016 at 4:35 a.m. The residents awoke to an explosion that blew their front door off its hinges, causing glass and other debris to scatter into the home and out into the front yard and roadway. Fortunately, no one was physically injured.

Police Detectives are actively working this open investigation and following leads. Detectives are asking if anyone saw any suspicious persons or vehicles in the area during this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the TIPS Hotline (816) 474-TIPS or IPD tips at (816) 325-7777 or email leads@indepmo.org