UPDATE 4/18/23 — The Springfield Police Department has released the name of the person killed in yesterday’s shooting.
Lavelle C. Rose III, 18, of East St. Louis, was the passenger of a vehicle that was shot at the intersection of Forest Avenue and Calhoun Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle was a female who was taken to a hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries. She was also shot.
A suspect has not been arrested.
Springfield investigators are asking anyone with any information about the incident to give them a call at 417-864-1810 or make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-8477.
Original article, published April 17, 2023:
UPDATE 8:52 p.m. — SPD has confirmed the injured person suffered injuries that are not life-threatening.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — One person is dead and a second is hurt after a shooting in west Springfield.
According to the Springfield Police Department, the injured person was transported to a local hospital but their condition is currently unknown.
The incident happened near West Calhoun Street and North Forest Avenue.
KOLR 10/FOX 49 will update this story as more information becomes available.