Springfield police upgrade crash investigation to homicide; identified victim

News

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Springfield police were dispatched to the intersection of Campbell and Sunshine for a vehicle crash on August 5, 2021.

When officers arrived, they found two males on the scene suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Authorities determined that the two men were shot in a parking lot at 925 South Avenue shortly before the vehicle accident.

Both men were transported to a local hospital and one of the victims was released after being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. On Thursday, August 12, the other victim died from his injuries at the hospital. The second victim has been identified as 34-year-old Calvin James III from Springfield.

According to police, a suspect has not been identified.

Detectives are still investigating this crime and ask anyone with information about the incident to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810. If you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477).

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Local Sports

More Local Sports

World News

More World News

Trending Stories

Washington DC Bureau

Washington DC Bureau

Newsfeed Now

More Newsfeed Now