FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Springfield police were dispatched to a room at the Motel 6, located at 2655 N. Glenstone, at 12:49 p.m. on Dec. 29. The 911 caller stated a male subject had been shot at that location. When officers arrived at the scene, a male subject was found seriously injured with an apparent gunshot wound. Officers and paramedics conducted lifesaving procedures, but the victim died at the scene.
The victim was identified as Stephen G. Dowd, 41, of Fredericktown, Mo. Next of kin notifications have been made for the victim.
A suspect has not been identified at this time. 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 to make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-8477.
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Case number: 17-57166
Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
Release authorized by: Lt. Culley Wilson