November 08, 2013

News Release

For Immediate Release

Identity of homicide victim released

At 2:59 a.m. today, the Springfield Police Department responded to 4051 S. Fort to a call regarding a victim with a gunshot wound. When officers arrived on scene, a deceased male was found in the duplex. This male has been identified as Austin O’Neil, 28, of Springfield.

The incident is being investigated as a homicide. There have been no arrests, and additional information will be released as the investigation progresses.

Investigators are requesting that anyone with information regarding the case contact the Springfield Police Department at 864-1810 or Crime Stoppers at 869-TIPS (8477).

Case #13-47440
Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
O: 864-1786 | C: 839-5301
Release authorized by: Lt. Tad Peters

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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 •