September 28, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Homicide Suspect Arrested

The Springfield Police Department arrested a suspect believed to be involved in a shooting that occurred at the Home Stay Inn, located at 2611 N. Glenstone, on 09/23/2011. The victim of the shooting, Prestina Tyner, of Springfield, died on 09/27/2011, as a result of a gunshot wound she received while at the location.

Terry D. Morrison (B/M Dob: 12/03/1962), of Springfield, was arrested and booked into the Greene County Jail on 09/27/2011, for 1st Degree Murder, as a result of the investigation. Detectives submitted formal charges to the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office earlier today, after interviewing Morrison. The charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

SPD Case Number: 11-41181
Media Contact: Officer David T. Snider, phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: Lieutenant Kirk Manlove

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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