Independence police investigate shooting

Staff Writer
The Examiner

Independence Police are investigating a Monday evening shooting that left one man wounded.

The shooting happened about 8:40 p.m. Monday, police said, in the 2200 block of Sterling Avenue, just north of 23rd Street. Officers found the victim in a residential driveway, and he was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Police said Tuesday the victim was conscious and able to talk with investigators.

No other injuries were reported, and police have not released any suspect information. Anyone with information about the shooting should call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-8477 or IPD tips at 816-325-7777 or email

– Examiner staff