2 men killed, 1 injured in downtown Springfield shooting, police say




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  • 2022-05-14 13:37:12Z
  • By Springfield News-Leader
2 men killed, 1 injured in downtown Springfield shooting, police say
2 men killed, 1 injured in downtown Springfield shooting, police say  

Police say they are investigating a double homicide that occurred early Saturday morning in downtown Springfield.

Malik Sutton, 23, and Kylon McAfee, 20, died after being shot in a parking lot at 313 Boonville Ave., according to a news release from the Springfield Police Department. Both men were from Springfield.

The release says Springfield police were called out to the scene at about 1:48 a.m. for reports of a shooting. When they arrived they found the two victims - one of whom was pronounced dead at the scene and the other died at the hospital.

Police say a third individual believed to be involved in this incident showed up at the hospital later with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and received treatment.

As of Saturday morning, police had not announced any arrests in this case or provided information about a possible motive.

More: After 5 years, the new Greene County Jail is (almost) ready to open

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477).

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