Police Department

Homicide Investigation on E. St. John Ave

Homicide Investigation on E. St. John Ave

On 08/25/2017 10:57 P.M., Independence police officers were dispatched to the 8700 Block of E. St. John Ave on a shooting.

An adult white male victim was located in the roadway with an apparent gunshot wound. Officers attempted life saving techniques but the victim was pronounced deceased on the scene. A suspect was taken into custody at the scene and no other suspects are being sought at this time.

The victim’s family has been notified; however the victim’s identity is not being released at this time.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the TIPS Hotline (816) 325-7777 or email leads@indepmo.org