May 18, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Homicide Victim's Identity Released

On 05/17/2012, the Springfield Police Department responded to 422 E. Elm, Apt. 4 to a call of possible gunshots and an assault. When officers arrived on scene, a deceased male with a possible gun-shot wound, was discovered inside one of the apartments. This man has been identified as Steven McCarty (49 years old) of Springfield.

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 McCarty 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 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 •