Springfield, Mo. – On Nov. 14, 2023, at 8:18 p.m., the Springfield Police Department responded to a report of gunshots being fired from one vehicle at another near the intersection of Grant Avenue and College Street.
When officers arrived, they located 26-year-old Chaviz Nguyen from Springfield, a female victim, and their vehicle near the intersection of Campbell Avenue and College Street. Both victims had gunshot wounds. The female was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Medical personnel performed lifesaving efforts, but Nguyen died at the scene. Nguyen’s family has been notified.
The suspect vehicle fled the scene immediately following the shooting and has not been located.
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 report to Crime Stoppers at 417-869- TIPS (8477) or online at p3tips.com.
This is Springfield’s 17th homicide investigation in 2023.
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Case number: 23-35867
Media Contact: PAO Cris Swaters
Release authorized by A/Lt. Brandon Keene