Meth Town Weekend Killing Reported Amid Violent Autumn Weekend

This weekend has seen a low-key uptick in deadly violence that has mostly been unnoticed.

Unofficially, at least half a dozen people have been killed by way of homicide from across the metro.

Here's a deadly overnight story from last night  . . .

Independence police responded to the scene around 9:30 p.m. Officers located a man inside an apartment who had died of a gunshot wound. Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

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Fatal shooting in Independence Saturday night leaves 1 dead

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A shooting in the 3900 block of South Redwood Drive resulted in the fatality of one victim Saturday night.

Independence police investigating deadly shooting

independence redwood shooting SOURCE: KMBC Independence police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead Saturday night.Officers say they went the area of Redwood Ave. and 39th St. at around 9:30 p.m. after hearing reports of a shooting. They found the man shot to death in an apartment.Police haven't released the victim's identity or any information on a possible suspect.

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