WATCH: Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams recounts shooting that killed an officer, 3 others

Published: Mar. 16, 2020 at 7:25 AM CDT
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Police have identified a police officer and three others killed in a morning shooting at a Springfield convenience store late Sunday night.

The shooter, Joaquin S. Roman, 31, killed himself after firing shots at several people and police inside a Kum and Go on East Chesnut near U.S. 65 around 11:45 p.m. Witnesses told police the gunman crashed his car into the convenience store, then entered the store shooting customers and an employee.

Police say Officer Christopher Walsh, 32, Troy D. Rapp, 57, of Springfield, Shannon R. Perkins, 46, of Springfield and Matthew Hicks, 22, of Springfield died in the shooting. Rapp worked at the Kum and Go store. Perkins worked for WCA Waste Corporation.