Man shot to death on Springfield’s north side

November 5, 2019 GMT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Police say a man turned himself in after the shooting death of a Springfield man.

KY3-TV reports officers responded to a home on the city’s north side around 5 p.m. Monday and found a man who had been shot.

Police say 19-year-old Dearies Hempstead died at a Springfield hospital shortly after the shooting.

Eighteen-year-old Timber Porter, of Springfield, turned himself into police Tuesday afternoon. He has not been charged and an attorney for Porter said the shooting was self-defense.

Investigators have not released any further details.


Information from: KYTV-TV, http://www.ky3.com