Police say DEA special agent killed man in shooting in south Springfield

Published: Nov. 2, 2020 at 6:27 PM CST
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Police are investigating a deadly shooting by a Drug Enforcement Agency officer in south Springfield Monday afternoon.

The shooting happened at a home at 1827 South Maryland, near Mercy Hospital. Caleb J. Slay, 25, of Springfield, Mo. died in the shooting. Agents tried and could not revive him.

Neighbors tell KY3 they heard three-to-five gunshots.

The Springfield Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division is currently investigating this incident. Detectives are asking anyone who has information about this incident to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477).

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