Shots Fired at Independence Officers

Around 7 pm this evening, Independence police officers responded to the 700 block of N. Jennings on a check child call. While approaching the residence, the responding officers were shot at by several rounds from an unknown location. Fortunately, neither officer was struck or injured. Numerous police officers are on scene, including the SWAT team. US 24 Hwy is shut down east of Dover Drive until Jennings Rd. IPD asks you to please avoid the area until the situation is resolved.

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