Independence Police Kill Man During Domestic Call

By: AP - (posted by Greg Palmer)
By: AP - (posted by Greg Palmer)

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) Independence police say officers shot and killed a man while responding to a domestic disturbance.

Officer Tom Gentry says the officers were responding to the disturbance Thursday night when the man confronted them with a gun. The officers shot and killed the man, whose name has not been released.

No officers were injured.

The officers involved in the shooting were placed on administrative leave pending an investigation.


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