Around 2:00 PM today, Independence police responded to a nature unknown call in the 2300 block of S. Crescent Avenue. A teenage female was located inside of the residence deceased from an apparent gunshot wound. Police sat the case is being investigated as a homicide. Th identity of the victim has not been released. Police are asking anyone with information about the crime to call the Tips Hotline (816) 474-8477, IPD Tips at (816) 325-7777 or email email@example.com.