September 03, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Police Seek Witnesses in Homicide Investigation

On 09/01/12, officers were dispatched to 1230 E. McDaniel for an assault call involving a weapon and found a B/M with multiple gunshot wounds. The male, identified as Marcus Wells (08/24/88) was taken to a local area hospital where he died of his wounds.

Detectives have since learned that there were approximately 20 – 30 individuals at the party who possibly witnessed the incident, and most fled the scene prior to police arrival. Of the witnesses interviewed, most are uncooperative with detectives and refuse to provide suspect information.

The SPD is asking for any witnesses who were present or anyone who has knowledge of the homicide to contact the SPD at 864-1810 or to make an anonymous tip at 869-TIPS(8477).

SPD Case Number: 12-36938
Media Contact: Cpl. Matt Brown, phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: A/Lt Allen Neal

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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 •