Suspect arrested in East Springfield deadly shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- UPDATE: Webster county deputies took shooting suspect Brandon Johnson into custody Sunday evening. He was spotted walking along a road in Webster county. He was cooperative while being taken into custody.

Springfield police officers responded to 1932 East Verona Saturday night regarding a person who had been shot.

When officers arrived, they found a deceased male with gunshot wounds.

The suspect had left the scene before officers arrived.

The victim has been identified as Danny Dayton, 23, of Springfield. Next of kin have been notified.

The suspect has been identified as Brandon Johnson, 20, of Springfield. Johnson was arrested by Webster County deputies Sunday at approximately 8 p.m.

This investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information about this incident are asked to contact the Springfield Police Department or CrimeStoppers.

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