Independence, MO Police Officer Hit During Deadly Shootout

The midweek proves just as violent as the rest of the week.

Here are the deets that we know right now after a terrifying bit of local gunplay . . .

"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."

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Update: Independence police officer seriously injured, suspect fatally shot

INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating an officer-involved that happened in Independence on Wednesday. Around 11:30 a.m., police were called to a residential address at S. Northern Boulevard and E. 24th Street South. There, they came across a male suspect who fired at officers. One officer returned fire.

MSHP: Independence police officer seriously wounded, suspect killed in shooting Wednesday

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.

Independence officer seriously injured, suspect killed in shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An Independence police officer was seriously injured in a shooting Wednesday that left a suspect dead, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The shooting happened after two Independence officers responded to a call around 11:30 a.m.

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