Teen fatally shot near Van Horn High School was a student
INDEPENDENCE (AP) — Suburban Kansas City police are investigating the shooting death of a 16-year-old in the driveway of a home near his high school.
The Kansas City Star (http://bit.ly/2cMTmep) reports that the shooting was reported shortly before 2:40 p.m. Monday just east of Van Horn High School. The name of the victim wasn't immediately returned, but the Independence School District says the victim was a Van Horn student.
District spokeswoman Jana Corrie says extra counselors will be made available.
Anyone with information is urged to call a tips hotline.