At approximately 4:10 p.m. Springfield Police Officers were dispatched to 3150 W. Republic Rd. to a Walmart Neighborhood Market.
An armed white male in his twenties was detained by an armed off-duty fireman until officers arrived on scene and took the suspect into custody. No injuries were reported and no shots were fired. At this time, the investigation is on-going and we are working to determine his motives.
Press Release: Springfield Police Dept.
Any person that was present during this incident and did not speak to a police officer, please contact the Springfield Police Department to file a report and provide further information at (417) 864-1810.
Case number: 19-30323
This is a developing story.