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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Springfield police officers were dispatched to 1500 W. Hamilton at approximately 2:06 a.m. on Feb. 1, after a 911 caller stated a person had been shot at the residence. Upon arriving at the location, officers located a deceased male inside the home that had injuries consistent with a gunshot wound.
The deceased was identified as Zechariah S. Miles, 19, of Springfield. His next of kin notifications have been made. No arrests have been made at this time.
Detectives continue to investigate the incident and at this time are asking anyone who has information about this incident to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-8477.
An autopsy will be conducted by the Greene County Medical Examiner’s Office, and the investigation is ongoing.
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Media Contact: Lieutenant Culley Wilson
SPD Case Number: 17-4625
Release authorized by: Chief Paul Williams