Murder suspect Timber Porter/ photo by Springfield Police

Springfield Police say a man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting near Brower and Grant has turned himself in.

18-year-old Timber R. Porter turned himself in to police Tuesday afternoon.

Police were looking for him after 19-year-old Dearies Hempstead from Springfield was shot and died at the hospital.

His attorney says the shooting was self-defense.

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Springfield Police are looking for a man wanted for a deadly shooting Monday near Brower and Grant.

19-year-old Dearies Hempstead from Springfield was shot and died at the hospital.

Police are still looking for 18-year-old Timber R. Porter from Springfield.

Porter has red hair, brown eyes, weighs 180 pounds and is 6’4″ tall.

He’s considered armed and dangerous.

He was last seen in a silver 2005 Chevrolet with Missouri license plate MR7-N6B.

The vehicle has damage to rear passenger side quarter panel.

Springfield Police have not released a motive in the shooting.

If you have any information on Porter, call Springfield Police at 864-1810 or Crimestoppers at 869-TIPS.