Jackson County deputy shoots and kills wanted man in Independence

Marc LaVoie
September 13, 2019 - 6:51 am
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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- A Jackson County sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man Thursday evening in Independence.

Deputies were trying to arrest the man, who was wanted on multiple felony warrants. The shooting was reported at 6:51 p.m. said Independence Police Officer John Syme. 

The deputy shot the man outside a home near 25th Street and Hawthorne Avenue, Syme said. Details were not immediately released about the incident. 

A second person was taken to a hospital with undescribed injuries. No officers were hurt.  

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