“Known gang member” shot while driving scooter

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield Police are investigating a shooting in the McKnight neighborhood that they say involved a known gang member.

Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney told 22News that around 10:45 Monday night, the 20-year-old victim was riding his scooter down Dorchester Street when he was shot in the back.

The man was rushed to the hospital by the EMTs, and is in good condition.

Sgt. Delaney said the victim has a long history with the SPD and is a self-proclaimed local gang member.

Springfield detectives are still investigating the shooting. No arrests have been made at this time.

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