Update: The victim was identified as Stephen G. Dowd, 41, of Fredericktown, Mo.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (12/29/2017) Springfield police responded to the Motel 6 on North Glenstone just before 1:00 pm on Friday, after they received reports of a possible shooting.
Upon arriving on scene, officials discovered one victim suffering from a gunshot wound inside the motel room. Emergency crews tried to provide medical assistance, however the victim was eventually pronounced dead on location.
At this time, police do not have a suspect in custody, but they are continuing to interview witnesses and review surveillance footage from nearby hotels. They believe that the suspect and victim knew each other, and that there is no danger to the public as it seems to be an isolated incident.
This story is developing, and we will continue to bring you information as it becomes available.