Officials have confirmed a teenage boy was shot on the playground of the Elm Grove Elementary School in Independence Monday (Jan 16).  Sergeant Ronda Montgomery says the 16-year old male victim was shot in the leg Monday (Jan 16) afternoon…
Montgomery says an 18-year old man has been arrested for the assault.
According to Montgomery the suspect, Jeffrey E. Dowell is in jail.  A bond of $100,000 has been set.  The Elm Grove Elementary is part of the Fort Osage School district.