A shooting Saturday evening in central Kansas City claimed the life of an Independence man.

Police were called about 6:20 p.m. Saturday to the 4600 block of Tracy Avenue, where officers found the shooting, later identified as 52-year-old Rodney Thurber, showing no signs of life. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

Witnesses saw a black male suspect running from the scene, but police have not found a motive and continue to investigate the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked the call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-8477.