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Springfield police officers were dispatched to 1437 W. Hamilton at approximately 10:26 a.m. on Jan. 26, after a 911 caller stated a person had been shot at the residence. Upon arriving at the location, officers located a male outside the home that had injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. This male was transported to a hospital where he later died. A second subject was transported to the hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. A third subject was also transported to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury after being struck in the head with a blunt object.
The deceased was identified as David L. Shockley, 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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SPD Case Number: 17-3679
Release authorized by: Lt. Culley Wilson