Teen Dies in East Pacific Shooting

Springfield police have released the identity of the man who has died in a bizarre shooting incident that ended with an auto accident on East Pacific.

Springfield police were dispatched to 1007 East Pacific after receiving 911 calls that a vehicle had crashed into a parked vehicle. When officers arrived, they found a man inside the vehicle that caused the crash with a gunshot wound.

That man, Darrell W. Gott, Jr., 18, died after transport to a local hospital.

No suspect has been identified in the case.

SPD detectives are asking anyone who has information about the incident to call the department at 417-864-1810, or anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 417-869-8477.

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