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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On March 2, 2019, at 12:13 a.m., Springfield Police Officers were dispatched to 2601 N. Glenstone, the Ozark Inn, regarding a 911 caller, who wanted the wellbeing of a subject checked. When officers arrived, they found a deceased male outside of a hotel room with an apparent gunshot wound. Investigators with the Criminal Investigations Section began a homicide investigation and processed the scene for evidence.
The victim was identified as Calvin R. Allen, a 29-year-old male from Springfield. Next of kin notifications have been made for the victim.
The suspect was identified as Seth Gomez, a 19-year-old male from Springfield. On the evening of Saturday, March 2, 2019, Gomez was arrested by Springfield Police Officers in Springfield. The Greene County Prosecutors Office filed charges of second-degree murder. Gomez is currently being held in the Greene County Jail with a bond of $350,000.00.
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-TPS (8477).
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Case number: 19-7965
Media Contact: Jasmine Bailey417-864-1422[email protected]Release authorized by: Lt. Culley Wilson