Springfield Police at the scene of an incident. (Photo by Shannon Cay)

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Police are investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of a Springfield man and the injury of a woman, and seeking the suspected shooter. 

UPDATE: Police arrested a person suspected of shooting a 26-year-old Springfield man to death. More information will be available when charges have been filed.

Springfield Police Department officers responded at 8:18 p.m. Tuesday to a report of gunshots fired from vehicles at Grant Avenue and College Street, according to a press release from the department. 

At the intersection of College and Campbell streets, officers located a vehicle driven by Chaviz Nguyen, 26, of Springfield. Nguyen and an unidentified female passenger had been wounded by gunshots. 

Nguyen died at the scene as emergency responders attempted to resuscitate him, according to the report. The woman was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

The suspect fled the scene in their vehicle immediately after the shooting, according to the report, and has not been located. Police continue to investigate the shooting, and ask anyone with information about it to contact the department at 417-864-1810. An anonymous report can be made at Crime Stoppers by calling 417-869-8477 or emailing p3tips.com

The shooting marks the Springfield Police Department’s 17th homicide investigation of 2023.

Joe Hadsall

Joe Hadsall is the education reporter for the Springfield Daily Citizen. Hadsall has more than two decades of experience reporting in the Ozarks with the Joplin Globe, Christian County Headliner News and 417 Magazine. Contact him at (417) 837-3671 or jhadsall@sgfcitizen.org. More by Joe Hadsall