‘Armed and dangerous’ robbery suspect charged in connection to August murder

A man, who was wanted in connection to a robbery, is now facing charges in connection to a deadly August shooting

Jonathan Hopkins, 25, was arrested on charges in connection to the August shooting death of Michael Minter in Springfield, according to a media release.

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Hopkins faces charges of aggravated murder, murder, aggravated robbery, felonious assault, and having weapons under disability.

On Aug. 8 Springfield police and medics were called to the shooting on South York Street.

Police found Minter in a driveway, he was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

In November, Springfield police asked the public’s help in finding Hopkins in connection to an unrelated armed robbery.

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Days later he was taken into custody.

Hopkins is currently in custody of the Clark County Jail.

His case is expected to go before a grand jury, according to a media release.

We will continue following this story and update as new details become available.