The Missouri State Highway Patrol said an Independence police officer was shot and s...

MSHP: Independence police officer seriously wounded, suspect killed in shooting Wednesday – KMBC Kansas City

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said an Independence police officer was shot and seriously wounded and a man was fatally shot Wednesday.Authorities said the shooting happened in the 2400 block of Northern Boulevard.Highway Patrol Sgt. Andy Bell said that officers were called to a home at 11:30 a.m. and were met by a man who fired on the officers, hitting one officer. The second officer returned fire and hit the suspect, who was pronounced dead at the scene.The injured officer was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. The other Independence officer was not hurt.Bell said officers went to the …

 

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