Mexico Public Safety Investigating After A Man Was Shot At A Home Monday Afternoon

An Independence man is recovering from an injury after being shot at a Mexico home yesterday (Monday) afternoon.

According to Mexico Public Safety it happened around 2pm in the 1300 block of North Washington.

A 19 year old man was found with what appeared to be a close range gunshot wound to the leg.

The man told officers he was visiting friends for a few days, and was on the front porch of the house, when a man he could not really describe, walked onto the porch, and shot him in the leg, then ran away.

Neighbors told Public Safety they did not see anyone running from the area.

The victim was taken to University Hospital where he was treated and released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact CRIMESTOPPERS or Mexico Public Safety.

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