Police are investigating an early morning shooting in a northwest Independence neighborhood that left one person seriously wounded.

Police say they were called at 4:12 a.m., for a shooting at East Independence Avenue (Seventh Street) and South Glenwood Avenue in the Mount Washington neighborhood. They found a woman lying in the roadway with serious injuries from a gunshot. She was rushed to an area hospital.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting should call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-8477, call the Independence Police Department at 816-325-7777 or email leads@indepmo.org.