SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Springfield Police Department is investigating after a woman was shot and killed in the 900 block of West Locust Street early Tuesday morning.
Lieutenant Curt Ringgold with the Springfield PD says they received a call just before one a.m. from an individual stating he had shot his girlfriend.
When officers arrived on scene they located Cheyenne Dancause, 20, of Springfield, dead inside the home with an apparent gunshot wound.
Criminal investigators were called to the scene to collect evidence. The boyfriend was taken into police custody.
Detectives 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).