FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Springfield police were dispatched to the parking lot of the McDonald’s restaurant at 1114 W. Kearney at 12:04 a.m. on Nov. 21, after a 911 caller stated a male subject had been shot. When officers arrived at the scene, a male was found seriously injured with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to the hospital by ambulance but later died from his injuries.
The victim was identified as Zachary J. Zumwalt, 28, of Springfield. Next of kin notifications have been made for the victim.
A suspect has not yet been identified. 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 417-869-8477.
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Case number: 17-51681
Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
Release authorized by: Lt. Culley Wilson