Springfield, Mo -- A Springfield woman is in the Greene County Jail on murder charges after allegedly shooting a 40-year-old man.

Springfield police were dispatched to 408 S. Patterson at 8:23 A.M., on September 10 after a 911 caller requested officers to check the well being of a male subject in a vehicle.

When officers arrived, they found a deceased male victim with apparent gunshot wound inside the vehicle.

The victim was identified as Joshua S. Brooks, a 40-year-old male from Republic. 

The suspect was identified as Christina M. Duckett, a 33-year-old female from Springfield.

On Wednesday, September 12, Duckett was arrested by Springfield Police Officers. Duckett was charged for second-degree murder and armed criminal action. Duckett is currently being held in the Greene County Jail with a bond of $250,000.00.

Detectives continue to investigate and are asking anyone who has information about this incident to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-8477. 

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