On June 10, 2015, at 1227 the Joplin Police Department responded to a report of shots fired at 4223 West 26th Place.
An adult male suspect submitted to officers upon their arrival. He was arrested without incident. Officers ascertained that the crime scene includes 4215 W. 26 th Place as well as 4223 West 26th Place.
An adult female victim was found deceased and another adult female victim was transported by ambulance to Freeman Hospital. Joplin Police Detectives are on scene. We are very early into this investigation and therefore we are not releasing any details pertaining to the investigation at this time. We are withholding the identification of the victims pending notification of the families.
This was not a random crime and there are no other threats to the community at this time.