Springfield Police say officers shot and killed a man during a disturbance Monday evening.
Lt. Chad Mcintyre tells KTTS News police got a disturbance call at the Sunset Place Apartments in the 2700 block of S. Meadowbrook Ave.
When officers got on-scene they were confronted by an armed suspect.
“One of the responding officers was forced to use his firearm to protect himself,” Mcintyre says. “The suspect has been pronounced dead at this time.”
The officer involved was not hurt.
Police have not released the name of the man shot.
Police say one person was shot at an apartment complex in southwest Springfield.
Officers responded to the Sunset Place Apartments in the 2700 block of S. Meadowbrook Ave.
The call came in just before 8 p.m. for a report that someone had been shot multiple times.
Police don’t have any information on a possible suspect or the extent of the injuries.
This is a developing story KTTS News will update as details develop.