July 19, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

Weekend Shooting Under Investigation

The Springfield Police Department will continue their investigation today into a reported weekend shooting. Frank Capers, 49, of Springfield told police that a white male, wearing a light colored shirt and shorts, rode by him on a mountain bike and shot him. The victim was treated for a non-life threatening wound to his upper chest.

The incident was reported yesterday just after 9:00 a.m. Police are asking that anyone with information regarding the shooting contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS.

SPD Case Number: 10-30934

Media Contact: Lt. David Millsap, phone: 417-864-1751; Release authorized by: Lt. David Millsap

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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