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Police search for second suspect in Independence home invasion

Posted: 11/03/2013
By: 41 Action News Staff By: 41 Action News Staff
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – Independence police are searching for a second suspect involved in a home invasion early Sunday morning.
Police were called to a home in the 800 block of S. Park Avenue in Independence after two suspects forced their way into a home.
One of the residents had a shotgun and shot one of the suspects in the abdomen. That suspect sustained critical injuries and was taken to an area hospital for treatment.
However, the second suspect was able to get away. Police are now looking for information that may lead to his arrest. He is described as a male in his 30s, about 5’8” to 5’10” with a skinny build. He was last seen in a dark colored sweatshirt.
Both of the victims at the home were treated at the scene for minor injuries.
If you have any information you are asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

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