Man accused in deadly Springfield shooting turned himself over to police
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Police say a man turned himself in after the shooting death of a Springfield man.
KY3-TV reports officers responded to a home on the city’s north side around 5 p.m. Monday and found a man who had been shot.
Police say 19-year-old Dearies Hempstead died at a Springfield hospital shortly after the shooting.
Eighteen-year-old Timber Porter, of Springfield, turned himself in to police Tuesday afternoon. He has not been charged and an attorney for Porter said the shooting was self-defense.
Investigators have not released any further details.