FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Aug. 9, 2019
SPD Releases Name of Armed Man Arrested in Southwest Springfield
On the afternoon of Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, Springfield Police Officers arrested 20-year-old (DOB: 09/29/1998) Dmitriy N. Andreychenko for 1st degree making a terrorist threat.
The case is currently under review by the Greene County Prosecutor. Once formal charges are filed by the Greene County Prosecutor's Office more detailed information will be released.
Thank you to members of the media and the community of Springfield for your patience as this investigation continues.
At approximately 4:10 p.m. Springfield Police Officers were dispatched to 3150 W. Republic Rd. to a Walmart Neighborhood Market. An armed white male in his twenties was detained by an armed off-duty fireman until officers arrived on scene and took the suspect into custody. No injuries were reported and no shots were fired. At this time, the investigation is on-going and we are working to determine his motives.
Any person that was present during this incident and did not speak to a police officer, please contact the Springfield Police Department to file a report and provide further information at (417) 864-1810.
Case number: 19-30323
Media Contact: Jasmine Bailey, Public Affairs Officer
Release authorized by Lt. Culley Wilson