INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – On Friday, August 25, at 10:57 P.M., Independence police officers were dispatched to the 8700 Block of East St. John Avenue on a shooting. An adult white male victim was located in the roadway with an apparent gunshot wound. Officers attempted life saving techniques but the victim was pronounced deceased on the scene. A suspect was taken into custody at the scene and no other suspects are being sought at this time.