Springfield, Mo. – On June 4, 2023, at 3:47 a.m., the Springfield Police Department responded to the report of someone who had been shot in the parking lot at 1336 W. Sunshine. Officers found a male victim, Adrian Gutierrez, 24, from Sun Valley, California, with a gunshot wound. Gutierrez was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.
On June 8, 2023, Gutierrez died from his injuries. Gutierrez’s family has been notified.
During the investigation, two juvenile suspects were identified and both were arrested on June 8, 2023. Second Degree Murder charges have been presented to the Greene County Juvenile Office for review.
Detectives know that multiple people were present during this incident. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged 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.
This is Springfield’s seventh homicide investigation in 2023.
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Case number: 23-16534
Media Contact: PAO Cris Swaters
Release authorized by Lt. Bryan Welch