UPDATE: As of 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 15, a suspect has been arrested. The name of the suspect has not yet been released.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A victim of last night’s shooting in Downtown Springfield has been identified, but SPD says the suspect has not been found yet.
26-year-old Chaviz Nguyen of Springfield and a female victim were found with their vehicle near the intersection of Campbell Avenue and College Street around 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday.
Nguyen died at the scene despite lifesaving efforts from emergency responders. The woman was taken to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
The Springfield Police Department has not released an update on her condition, but they did say in a press release that Nguyen’s family has been notified of their passing.
The suspect fled the scene in a vehicle and has not yet been found, according to SPD.
The investigation is still ongoing, but anyone with information is asked to contact SPD at 417-864-1810 or make an anonymous report to Crime Stoppers at 417-869- TIPS (8477) or online at p3tips.com.
SPD says the incident involved two vehicles and one car was shot multiple times.
The scene has been cleared as of 8 a.m. this morning in downtown Springfield.