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Detectives Search for Witness In Investigation

UPDATE: We have identified the owner of the vehicle. Thanks for your assistance.

Detectives Search for Witness In Investigation

For immediate release: August 9, 2017

The Independence Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit is attempting to identify the driver of and or occupant(s) of this vehicle. The vehicle appears to be a older model Toyota pickup truck with gray bed and red front end. The occupant(s) may have witnessed the officer-involved shooting on 08/07/2017 at around 10:50 AM in the 1800 block of Blue Ridge Blvd (near 23rd street).

It is important to stress that the occupants(s) of this vehicle are not suspects in this case. As part of the investigation, detectives would like to interview any witnesses to this incident.

If anyone has any information about this vehicle and / or the occupants please call the tips hotline (816) 474-TIPS or IPD tips at (816) 325-7777 or email leads@indepmo.org