Man in custody after fleeing Independence shooting

One man is in custody and another is in hospital following a shooting in Independence, Missouri. Around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to a call for shooting in the 300 block of E. Fair Street. Upon arrival, officers spotted an adult male on the roadway with gunshot wounds. Officers were advised the suspect fled in a black vehicle. Police coming to the scene of the shooting came across an accident on Noland Road involving a black vehicle outside the Cable Dahmer Chevrolet car dealership. Authorities quickly determined that he was the suspect in the shooting. On sight of the police, the suspect, an adult man, fled on foot, then taken into custody in the parking lot of the car dealership while hiding under a vehicle. Several firearms were recovered from the scene where the suspect was arrested. The victim was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. No other information about the suspects or victims has been made public at this time. No injuries were reported as a result of the suspect vehicle crash. No suspects seem outstanding.

One man is in custody and another is in hospital following a shooting in Independence, Missouri.

Around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to a call for shooting in the 300 block of E. Fair Street.

Upon arrival, officers spotted an adult male on the roadway with gunshot wounds.

Officers were advised the suspect fled in a black vehicle. Police coming to the scene of the shooting came across an accident on Noland Road involving a black vehicle outside the Cable Dahmer Chevrolet car dealership.

Authorities quickly determined that he was the suspect in the shooting. On sight of the police, the suspect, an adult man, fled on foot, then taken into custody in the parking lot of the car dealership while hiding under a vehicle.

Several firearms were recovered from the scene where the suspect was taken into custody.

The shooting victim was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. No other information about the suspects or victims has been made public at this time.

No injuries were reported as a result of the suspect vehicle crash. No suspects seem outstanding.

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