Independence police are investigating an incident at a home near the intersection of East 39th Street and South Adams Avenue Wednesday afternoon.

Police spokesperson Darrell Schmidli said officers responded to a verbal disturbance between a brother and sister. The sister told police she heard a gunshot when she left the house, but police did not find the man when they entered the house.

No injuries were reported and no initial charges have been filed. The incident remains under investigation.

Karl Zinke