Police Investigate Suspicious Death in North Springfield

Springfield Police responded to a shots fired call on the north side of the city and found a person dead.

The shots fired call reported in the 2200 block of North Robberson came in around 1 p.m. The responding officers found blood on the porch of the home and one man dead inside.

Neighbors reported seeing a man fleeing the scene.

Police have not released more information about the incident.

The slaying is the 17th homicide in the city in 2020; the total number of all of 2019 is 16 killings.

We will update the story when police release more information.

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