Springfield, Mo. – On Nov. 18, 2023, at 6:24 p.m., Springfield police officers responded to a disturbance involving a woman with a gun at the Price Cutter at 1260 E. St. Louis. Prior to officers arriving on scene, the woman fired the gun at Nathan Williams, 25, from Springfield, in the parking lot of the business.
Officers found Williams on the ground with a gunshot wound. Medical personnel transported Williams to a local hospital, but he died a short time later. Williams’ family has been notified.
The woman who shot Williams 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 18th homicide investigation in 2023.
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Case number: 23-36264
Media Contact: PAO Cris Swaters
Release authorized by Lt. Bryan Welch