SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A 19 year-old was rushed to Baystate Medical Center following a shooting early Friday afternoon in a normally busy area of Springfield’s South End.
According to Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney, it appears that the victim had been arguing with two suspects near the corner of Main and Central Streets, when he was shot at around 1:35 P.M. Police Detective Greg McCain gave first aid to the victim before he was taken away by ambulance. His condition is not known at this time.
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The major crimes unit of the police department is looking into the shooting, but not much information is immediately available about the suspects, other than that one of them was a man in a white tee shirt, and the other man was wearing a black tee shirt.
Police have put up crime scene tape to cordon-off the area near the Dunkin’ Donuts at Main and Central.
If you have any information, you are urged to call the Major Crimes Unit at (413) 787-6355 or you can anonymously text-a-tip.