Springfield man killed in Sunset Avenue shooting ID’d

A Springfield man who was killed in a shooting at an apartment complex in Springfield early Monday morning has been identified.

The victim was identified as 28-year-old Cailus J. Parks the Clark County Coroner’s Office said.

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A 911 caller reported the shooting at 1:32 a.m. Monday in the 900 block of Sunset Avenue, according to a Springfield Police Division report. Officers responded and found Parks lying in a corner of the parking lot.

Parks had a single gunshot wound to the head. The bullet appeared to have “entered through the back side of his head exiting through the left eye,” the report said.

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Officers located a single shell casing, as well as a broken gun grip, on the scene, although it is unclear whether the gun grip is related to the shooting, the police report said.

Parks was taken to the Clark County Coroner’s Office, then to the Montgomery County Crime Lab for autopsy, according to the police report.

A suspect has not been identified in the shooting, which remains under investigation by Springfield police.

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