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Springfield Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened around 10:30 p.m. Sunday.

According to a news release, officers responded to the Cherry Creek Apartments at 2107 E. Cherry St. following a 911 caller stating someone had been shot. 

When officers arrived, they located a man lying in the driveway who had suffered a gunshot wound. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. He has been identified as Spencer Anderson, 34, of Springfield, and his next of kin have been notified. 

A suspect has not been identified at this time, the release said. 

This incident is Springfield’s second homicide in 2022.

Detectives are asking anyone who has information about this incident to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477).

Jackie Rehwald

Jackie Rehwald is a reporter at the Springfield Daily Citizen. She covers housing, homelessness, domestic violence and early childhood, among other public affairs issues. Her office line is 417-837-3659. More by Jackie Rehwald