One Man Dead in Officer Involved Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- One man is dead after an officer-involved shooting near Kearney Street and Glenstone in Springfield.

The shooting took place around 12:30 a.m. The Springfield Police Department tweeted, saying "Our officers were involved in a shooting near Kearney/Glenstone. One male is deceased. No officers injured. We'll release more as we can."

"Currently we have Kearney from Glenstone to Barnes blocked off so you might want to avoid that area at this time. We hope to get it back open but it may be shut down for a while," said Lt. Chad Eutsler.

As of 3:30 a.m. there was still a heavy police presence in that area.

KOLR10 News has a crew on the scene and will bring you more information as it becomes available.


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