SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A homicide suspect vehicle has been located, but the search for Robert S. Parmley continues.

On September 16, Springfield Police investigated a shooting on the 1800 block of North Lyon Avenue near Calhoun Street.

Police said officers were called to the area because gunshots were heard just before 10:15 Friday morning. When officers arrived, they found Charles Tart’s body in a car. Police said Tart had been shot to death. He was 52 years old.

Police identified the suspect as Robert Parmley, Jr. Parmley is 40 years old and is from Springfield.

His location is not known and police said Parmley should be considered armed and dangerous and a potential threat to the community.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to call the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477).

This incident marks the 14th homicide for 2022. 

This story is developing. We will share updates here as we learn more.