Missouri Man Accused Of Separate Shootings — One Fatal — Months Apart

Source: Greene County jail; MEGA

Apr. 6 2022, Published 11:49 a.m. ET

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A man in Missouri faces charges in connection to two shootings, one of them being fatal, police said.

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Darius Adams was arrested by officers from the Springfield Police Department in Missouri on April 4. He was charged with first-degree murder, first-degree assault and two counts of armed criminal action in connection to separate 2021 shootings.

He is being held without bond in the Greene County jail.

Around 10:40 p.m. on Aug. 18, police responded to a business parking lot for a 911 call of shots fired and a person hurt, according to Springfield police. Police arrived and found the victim with multiple gunshots.

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That victim was taken to the hospital and later released, police said.

Then, on Dec. 4, police responded to a home for a reported shooting. There, they found Trevor Hale, 41, with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators said Adams was responsible for both shootings, though authorities did not say how they determined he was the suspect.


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