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Springfield Man Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting

The Springfield Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened on Monday.

According to SPS, a special agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration shot a suspect at approximately 3:28 p.m. at 1827 S. Maryland.  Agents rendered aid, but the suspect died at the scene.

He was identified as 25-year-old Caleb J. Slay from Springfield.

The SPS Criminal Investigation Division is investigating.  Anyone with information is asked to call the department at 417-864-1810 or make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS.

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Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. She likes to tell stories that make a difference. Michele enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and leisurely kayaking.