Springfield shooting leaves 3 dead: What we know now


Police are continuing their investigation today into a Springfield shooting that left three dead.

Here is what we know now:

MORE: Two dead, 1 injured in Springfield shooting

1) It was a murder-suicide

Springfield police said in news release it was a murder-suicide. Police were called to a home on 1305 Quinlin Court at around 10 p.m. Tuesday night.

2) Identities of the dead

Springfield police said Eric Sirons, 56, Jennifer Sirons, 49, and Andrea Heiser, 21 were killed in the shooting.

Information about what led to the shooting has not been released.

EXTRA: Springfield police investigate 3 child endangering cases over the last week

3) Press conference announced

Springfield police said they are expecting to release additional information this afternoon .

An afternoon press conference is scheduled for 2 p.m.



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Crime

Recent high school grad found dead in submerged car in murky pond after week-long search
Recent high school grad found dead in submerged car in murky pond after week-long search

For six days, authorities combed Elbert and Madison counties in northeastern Georgia looking for any sign of Julie Ann Mosier.  >> Read more trending news  Mosier, 18, had been missing since July 12 when she went to visit a friend in the Bowman area, according to the Athens Banner-Herald. A massive search included a tricky stretch of...
Romance scams: How to spot, avoid a costly relationship
Romance scams: How to spot, avoid a costly relationship

“She said all the right things. I’m an older man, kind of lonely. I was looking for a change and she hit me at just exactly the right time.”  A Centerville man thought he found love, but now he knows it was a lie. He lost $800 in a romance scam and wants to warn others.  He requested to be known only as “Joe&rdquo...
Child endangerment charges against YouTube stars dropped, officials say
Child endangerment charges against YouTube stars dropped, officials say

Child endangerment charges against a West View, Pennsylvania, couple have been dropped, officials said. Isaac and Nicole Guest were charged in June after police said their two young sons were found by a good Samaritan on the side of a busy road. According to police, their mother was a block away at a park while their father was at home. The Guests...
‘Buckskin girl’s’ grave in Troy to get new headstone with her name
‘Buckskin girl’s’ grave in Troy to get new headstone with her name

A young woman found dead in a Miami County ditch known as the “buckskin girl” will finally have a headstone bearing her name. New genetic genealogy tools through the nonprofit DNA Doe Project led to the discovery of the woman’s identity: 21-year-old Marcia L. King of Little Rock, Arkansas, the Miami County sheriff announced in...
5 signs your relationship is toxic and hurting your mental health
5 signs your relationship is toxic and hurting your mental health

Everyone in a relationship knows how easy it is to accuse a partner of something they didn't do. It's their fault, you tell them, whether the spat is about towels on the bathroom floor, an angry mother-in-law or a missed restaurant reservation. >> Read more trending news  Sometimes you know you're wrong the second these words leave...
More Stories