Independence, MO Youngster Killed By Accidental Gunfire

Tragic postscript on a shooting today . . . And what should be a warning about gun safety is likely to turn into yet another talking point against 2nd Amendment rights.

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8-year-old boy dead after shooting on Saturday morning

by: Zoe Jones Posted: / Updated: INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - The Independence Police Department have announced that an 8-year-old boy has passed away from injuries obtained from a shooting early Saturday morning. Just before 7 a.m., officers received a call of a shooting in the 1200 block of N. Liberty.

8-year-old boy killed in accidental shooting in Independence

INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- Independence police say an 8-year-old boy was killed in an apparent accidental shooting on Saturday morning. The shooting happened early Saturday morning in the 1200 block of N. Liberty, according to police. It remains an on-going investigation, per police. ORIGINAL STORY Independence police are working the scene of a shooting early Saturday morning.

Independence police: 8-year-old killed in accidental shooting

Independence police said an 8-year-old boy has died in what they believe is an accidental shooting.Investigators said officers were called to the 1200 block of North Liberty Street on Saturday morning. Police are still investigating. Stay with KMBC 9 for updates as more information becomes available.

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