Springfield, Mo. – On June 15, 2023, at 11:23 p.m., the Springfield Police Department responded to the report of shots fired and someone who had been shot at 3417 S. Virginia. Officers found a male victim, Jason Walker, 22, from Springfield, with gunshot wounds. Walker was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Walker later died from his injuries at the hospital. Walker’s family has been notified.
A suspect has not been identified at this time.
Detectives continue to investigate and are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477) or online at p3tips.com.
This is Springfield’s eighth homicide investigation in 2023.
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Case number: 23-17897
Media Contact: PAO Cris Swaters
Release authorized by Lt. Bryan Welch