Police identify suspected shooter at Springfield Underground Tuesday ; charges filed

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Police identified a suspect arrested in a shooting at the Springfield Underground in north Springfield.

Stanley Johnson/Greene County Jail

Officers arrested Stanley Johnson, 26, of Springfield. He is jailed in the Greene County Jail. Greene County's prosecutor late Tuesday charged him with assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon.

The storage facility is located near Kearney and U.S. 65.

Police responded to the reports of a shooter at the facility shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday. Chief Paul Williams says the victim suffered non-life threatening injuries. Police did not identify the victim. However, officers say the shooting is random. Multiple law enforcement officers responded to the scene.

Police have not said where the shooting happened inside the storage facility underneath the city. The Springfield Underground contains several buildings adding up to 3.2 million square feet of space. The former limestone mine is rented by several businesses because of its constant temperature and access to rail traffic and I-44 and U.S. 65.

Detectives continue to investigate and 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) 869-8477.