April 06, 2009

News Release

For Immediate Release

Arrest of Homicide Suspect

On 04-04-09 at 4:10 PM Springfield Police responded to the 1300 block of N. Main reference a disturbance and several gunshots. The shooting victim, identified as Nathaniel Charleston Jr., age 38, was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his wounds. On 04-05-09 at approximately 1:00 PM the suspect, identified as Anglish R. Johnson, age 19, came to police headquarters and contacted detectives working on the case. Johnson was subsequently arrested and booked into the Greene County Jail. He has been charged with Second Degree Murder and Armed Criminal Action with a bond of $250,000. The investigation still continues and police are asking anyone that has information about the case to call 864-1810.

SPD Case Number: 09-14446

Media Contact: Major Kevin Routh, phone: 864-1754; Release authorized by: Lt. Bob Brown

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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