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