One Dead And Another Hurt As Shots Are Fired At Cox South Hospital

Erika Brame

One Dead And Another Hurt As Shots Are Fired At Cox South Hospital

CREATED Nov. 30, 2013

Police are investigating a deadly shooting on the 9th floor of Cox South Hospital. KTTS News has learned more information about what happened. 

Edited press release from the City of Springfield:

At 9:18 p.m. Springfield Police responded to reports of the sounds of gunshots at CoxHealth, 3801 S. National.

Police were taken to the 9th floor by hospital security officers where the incident was contained to a single room.

A male, 79, and female victim, 69, were located in a hospital patient room with gunshot wounds. The male was pronounced dead at 10:09 p.m.

The female is still being treated.

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