Springfield, Mo. – On Nov. 13, 2023, at 8:16 p.m., Springfield police officers responded to a report of a person shot at 4231 W. La Siesta Place.
Officers found Lacey Nix, 32, from Springfield, on the ground with a gunshot wound. Medical personnel performed lifesaving efforts, but Nix died at the scene. Nix’s family has been notified.
The person who shot Nix has been questioned by detectives but has not been arrested at this time.
Detectives continue to investigate and ask anyone with additional 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.
Once the investigation is completed, the case will be presented to the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office, who will review and decide on filing criminal charges.
This is Springfield’s 16th homicide investigation in 2023.
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Case number: 23-35764
Media Contact: PAO Cris Swaters
Release authorized by A/Lt. Brandon Keene