A Tuesday morning shooting at Hawthorne Place Apartments in Independence left one person dead and one injured, and police continued searching into the afternoon for a second suspect.
Independence police had one suspect in custody shortly after they arrived at the scene of the shooting, the 600 block of North Peck Court in the apartment complex near the Missouri 291 and U.S. 24 interchange. Two people were found shot and were rushed to a hospital, where one was pronounced dead.
Police had not released any suspect or victim information as of early Tuesday afternoon.
The shooting remains under investigation. Police ask those who witnessed the shooting and have not yet talked with a detective to call the IPD tip hotline at 816-325-7777.