Police Department

Homicide Investigation on N. Leslie Ave.

Homicide Investigation on N. Leslie Ave.

At about 7:09 p.m. today, Independence police officers were dispatched to the 300 block of N. Leslie Ave. on a call of shots fired. Upon their arrival, they located a deceased adult male outside one of the apartments. Detectives are treating this case as a homicide.

At the time of this release, no one has been taken into custody. Additional information is expected to be released when it becomes available. Victim identification will be released only after next of kin has been notified. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the tips hotline at (816) 474-TIPS, IPD tips at (816) 325-7777 or email leads@indepmo.org.