INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — The Independence Police Department announced a metro-wide agency assist was requested late Saturday evening at Independence Center. The call for assistance was needed due to approximately 300 juveniles causing problems at the center and getting into multiple fights. The release stated several juveniles were detained and waiting for parents. Independence police reported there was no shooting, as dispatch had been taking several calls asking about one. At just before 8 p.m. Saturday, the department was asking people to avoid the area.