Crime Tracker: Springfield Homicide Investigation


SPRINGFIELD, IL - Crime Stoppers of Sangamon and Menard Counties is asking for your help in a homicide investigation.

The incident took place at the Sand Trap Tavern located at 1510 Melrose in Springfield.

Police say a disturbance led to the shooting of a 22 year old man. The suspect was described as a dark-skinned African American man with twisted braids. He was 20-30 years old, 5'9" tall, 170 pounds. He wore a white t-shirt, jeans, and was holding a chrome handgun.

If you have any information about this crime or any other crime, you're encouraged to call   Crime Stoppers at 788-8427. You can also submit your tip online at or by text. To text the tip,  type TIP672 plus your message and send to CRIMES. You could get a cash reward of up to $1000 for information that leads to an arrest. Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information not your name.

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