One person died and another was injured early Sunday near Gudgell and Spring streets.
The victims were found in a vehicle near a convenience store at 23rd Street and Noland Road about 1:25 a.m.
Investigators are looking for a white, four-door, box-style vehicle seen leaving the crime scene. It might be a Chevy Cavalier.
Anyone with information should call Independence police at 816-325-7330 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (474-8477).