Police Department

Officer Involved Shooting

Officer Involved Shooting

For immediate release: May 25, 2017

Independence Police Officers responded to the 700 block of N. Forest Ave at 8:29 PM this evening on an armed subject.

When officers arrived, they encountered the suspect who was still armed with a firearm. Officers shot the suspect outside the home. No officers were injured.

The suspect was transported to an area hospital and is currently in surgery. This is an ongoing investigation. Additional information is expected to be released when it becomes available.