Springfield police are searching for someone they consider a suspect in the Saturday night shooting death of Ada Hodgkins, 42.

Police say they were dispatched to 2652 S. Glenview Ave. — near Highway 65 and East Sunset Street — to investigate a shooting at 10:25 p.m. May 28.

Officers found Hodgkins, who had been shot. She was transported to a local hospital but later died.

Detectives continue to investigate and are asking anyone who has information to contact call Springfield police at 417-864-1810 or to make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477).

This incident marks Springfield’s seventh homicide in 2022.

Steve Pokin

Steve Pokin writes the Pokin Around and The Answer Man columns for the Springfield Daily Citizen. He also writes about criminal justice issues. He can be reached at spokin@sgfcitizen.org. His office line is 417-837-3661. More by Steve Pokin