Independence police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the area of 40 Highway & Valley View. Around 8:00 AM this morning, officers were dispatched on a “man down” call at the intersection. The caller advised a subject was passed out in a vehicle, a gray pick-up, at that location. Upon arrival, officers discovered the driver of the vehicle had been shot. The victim was transported to an area hospital with life threatening injuries. Suspect information and circumstances surrounding this incident are currently unknown. Police are are asking anyone that was in the area of this incident prior to 8:00 AM this morning that may have witnessed anything to please contact their dispatch at 816-836-3600 or send Detectives an email to email@example.com, reference case number 22-4035.