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Man shot in face, suspect in custody

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Independence police say they don't know what prompted the shooting.

By Landmark News Service

INDEPENDENCE — A 47-year-old Independence man was critically injured Sept. 27 following a shooting on Hilltop Drive in Independence.
Independence Police Officer Ron Houk listed the victim as Kenneth Eugene Group II, who lives at 235 Hilltop Drive.
Houk said Group was sitting in a 1994 Chevrolet when he was shot in the face with a .38 caliber pistol.


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