Victim shot in a vehicle in Springfield

Police are investigating what led up to the shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A man is in the hospital Monday morning, after a shooting in Springfield’s McKnight neighborhood.

The shooting happened just before midnight on Sunday on Girard Avenue, off of Bay Street.

Springfield Police Lieutenant Richard LaBelle told 22News that the victim was in a vehicle when he was shot.

Lieutenant LaBelle said the man was hit once in the shoulder. He was able to make his way to a hospital, where he’s expected to recover.

Police are looking into what led up to the shooting.

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