Police Investigate Shooting Fatality on 10th Ave In Springfield

Springfield Police Investigate Body Found In Vehicle On 10th Avenue

SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – Springfield police are currently investigating a deceased male with a gunshot wound in a parked vehicle at a home on 10th Avenue.

The call came into 911 just after 3:00pm Saturday. Police are currently focusing their investigation on 10th Avenue between King Dr and 8th Avenue MAP where the body is located.

According to Springfield Police Chief David Thompson, preliminarily, the body is that of a teen male. The initial cause of death appears to be gunshot but giving the shooting the classification of suicide or accidental or murder will take further investigation.

Detectives with the Springfield Police Department are currently looking at the evidence and should have more information later this evening.

UPDATE 9:30PM Saturday: According to Springfield Police Saturday evening, detectives are still processing evidence collected from the scene, an official release will not be made available to the public until their investigation has been completed.

The thoughts and prayers of the staff at Smokey Barn News are with the family and friends of the teen as they face his sudden loss.

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