- Associated Press - Sunday, January 3, 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - Police in southwestern Missouri’s Springfield say a man from nearby Lebanon is dead after being shot outside a convenience store.

Police say 25-year-old Brendan Riggs died at a hospital early Sunday, shortly after the shooting.

Police say they took someone into custody for questioning but later released that person hours later after consulting with Greene County prosecutors, pending further investigation. No charges had been filed as of early afternoon Sunday.

An autopsy was pending.

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