May 17, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Police Investigate Homicide at Apartment

On 05/17/2012, the Springfield Police Department responded to an apartment building located at 422 E. Elm St. in reference to an assault. When officers arrived on scene, a deceased male with a possible gun-shot wound, was discovered inside one of the apartments.

The incident is being investigated as a homicide, and police are interviewing neighbors and residents of the area. The police are also speaking with the resident of the apartment in which the deceased was found. There have been no arrests, and additional information will be released as the investigation progresses.

The SPD is requesting that anyone with any information regarding the case to please contact at 864-1810.

SPD Case Number: 12-20194
Media Contact:  Officer David T. Snider, phone: 417-864-1786
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 •