Suspect Arrested in East Springfield Shooting

(story updated Dec. 23 9 p.m.)

A Springfield man is dead after a shooting early Sunday morning at 1053 South Peach Tree in Springfield.

Springfield police say the victim is 47-year-old Eugene Johnson.

A suspect in the shooting has been taken into custody but charges have not been filed as of this article’s publication. Police say they are working the crime scene as a homicide.

Springfield police say that everyone involved has been accounted for and that no suspects are at large.

Original story below:

Springfield police have a suspect under arrest in a death on South Peach Tree Avenue early Sunday morning.

Police spokeswoman Jasmine Bailey said that police will be releasing the names of the victim and the suspect after next of kin has been notified.

OI will update the story when more information is released to the media.

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