Man killed in Springfield shooting identified

Crime Scene Tape

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) – The man who was shot to death in Springfield Saturday morning has been identified.

The coroner’s office has identified the victim as 36-year-old Jeffery Rife.

Officers were called to the 500 block of South Clairmont Avenue around 3:30 a.m and round Rife and another man with gunshot wounds.

Rife died at the hospital, the other victim refused treatment.

Police are searching for the suspect and ask anyone with information to call police. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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