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Springfield Police Investigate Shooting Death Of Man

Breaking News, Crime Watch, Caution Tape
Alissa Zhu

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Police in southwestern Missouri are investigating the shooting death of a man in Springfield.

Police said in a news release that the shooting happened around 2 a.m. Thursday, when officers were called to a home for a report of a shooting. Arriving officers found a man outside the home suffering from a gunshot wound.

The man, later identified as 24-year-old Travis Gauch, of Mountain Grove, was taken to a local hospital, where he died. Police have not announced any arrests in the case and have asked the public for any information or tips on the shooting.