Springfield police continue to investigate fatal shooting - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Springfield police continue to investigate fatal shooting

  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • Man dies from injuries after West Frankfort house explosion

    Man dies from injuries after West Frankfort house explosion

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:35:41 GMT
    Police say a southern Illinois man has died after he was injured in a house explosion earlier this month.
    Police say a southern Illinois man has died after he was injured in a house explosion earlier this month.

  • Ex-prison employee pleads guilty to rape

    Ex-prison employee pleads guilty to rape

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:35 AM EDT2014-07-22 12:35:01 GMT
    A former Bell County Forestry Camp employee has pleaded guilty to charge of rape.
    A former Bell County Forestry Camp employee has pleaded guilty to charge of rape.
  • Police: Mom left child at pool, smoked crack

    Police: Mom left child at pool, smoked crack

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:34 AM EDT2014-07-22 12:34:04 GMT
    A Kentucky sheriff says a woman left her 9-year-old daughter alone at a hotel pool while she smoked crack cocaine in a hotel room.
    A Kentucky sheriff says a woman left her 9-year-old daughter alone at a hotel pool while she smoked crack cocaine in a hotel room.
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WSHM) -

Springfield police continue to investigate the city's seventh homicide this year.

Officers responded to the city's Forest Park neighborhood at about 8 p.m. Tuesday after being alerted by the department's automated gunshot detection system.

Police say they found 30-year-old Fabian Pacheco suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Pacheco was taken to Baystate hospital where he was pronounced dead.

According to police, officers found oxycodone pills, marijuana and cocaine packaged for sale at the scene of the murder.

It is possible that the motive was drug-related.

Copyright 2013 WSHM (Meredith Corporation).  All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

310 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

FCC Public File
publicfile@kfvs12.com
573-335-1212
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KFVS12. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.