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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On February 21, 2019, at approximately 7:30 p.m., Springfield Police Officers were dispatched to 2050 N. Johnston after a 911 caller said a person had been shot at the location.
The victim, Jamie L. Carroll, a 45-year-old male from Springfield, required immediate surgery upon arrival at the hospital. Carroll had been in critical condition since that time and on March 6, 2019, Carrol succumbed to his injuries, dying at a local hospital. Next-of-kin notifications have been made for the victim.
The suspect was identified as Keeton H. Waring, a 31-year-old male from Springfield. Waring was arrested by Springfield police officers on February 27, 2019. Since the time of his arrest, Waring has been held in the Greene County Jail for first-degree assault with a $250,000.00 bond. Detectives will be presenting charges of second-degree murder to the Greene County Prosecutor.
Detectives continue to investigate and 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-TIPS (8477).
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Case number: 19-6862
Media Contact: PAO Jasmine Bailey417-864-1786[email protected]
Release authorized by Lt. Culley Wilson