Man fatally shot in Independence
Independence police are investigating after a man shot in the parking lot of a pharmacy Monday died inside the store.
The shooting happened shortly after 2 p.m. at the CVS store at 23rd Street and Crysler Avenue, across the street from Crysler Stadium.
According to police, the Hispanic male victim went inside the store after being shot and then died. Investigators are speaking with witnesses and have not released any suspect information.
Anyone who witnessed the shooting or has any information should contact the TIPS line at 816-461-8477 or Independence Police at 816-325-7300.
This is the fourth homicide this year in Independence and the second in a week’s time.