FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Feb. 6, 2021
Springfield Police Investigate Homicide at Patton and Walnut
On Feb. 6, 2021, at approximately 12:12 a.m., Springfield Police Officers heard gunshots in the area of Patton and Walnut. Officers responded to the area and located an injured person in a parking lot on the southwest corner of the intersection. The male victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to a local hospital, where he later died.
The victim was identified as Robert Moffett, a 32-year-old male from Springfield, MO. Next of kin notifications have been made. 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 make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477).
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Case number: 21-4181
Media Contact: PAO Jasmine Bailey
Release authorized by Lt. Tony Vienhage