An overnight shooting in Independence has become a homicide.

Independence Police say Erik S. Schwartz, 33, of Raytown was found lying in the street with gunshot wounds in the 400 block of North Grand Avenue in the early morning hours Wednesday. He was taken to a hospital, where he died hours later.

Independence Police say a reward of up to $1,000 is offered through the TIPS Hotline for information leading to an arrest in the case. Call 816-474-8477 if you have information, or you can call IPD at 816-325-7852 or Investigations at 816-325-7330.