December 01, 2013

News Release

For Immediate Release

Police investigate shooting at CoxHealth

At 9:18 p.m., Springfield Police responded to reports of the sounds of gunshots at CoxHealth, 3801 S. National.

Police were taken to the 9th floor by hospital security officers where the incident was contained to a single room. A male, 79, and female victim, 69, were located in a hospital patient room with gunshot wounds. The male was pronounced dead at 10:09 p.m. The female is still being treated.

The investigation is ongoing.

Media Contact: Lt. Greg Wheelen
O: 874-2102 C: 417-865-3624

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 • springfieldmo.gov/spd