Man shot in Springfield while getting into a car

The shooter was last seen running towards Pheland Street

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield Police were called to Boston Road, early Friday evening, after a report of a shooting in the Pine Point neighborhood.

Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney told 22News that a 32-year-old man was shot in the parking lot of the Skooter’s Restaurant at 365 Boston Road, around 4:45 p.m. Thursday. He said the man was getting in to a car when he was shot.

The victim was taken to Baystate Medical Center; still no word on his condition. Sgt. Delaney said officers are still searching for the shooter, who was was last seen running towards Pheland Street.

When 22News arrived just before 5:00 p.m., police had taped off the parking lot to Skooter’s while police investigated the area, and evidence markers were on the ground.

If you have any information about the shooting, you’re asked to call Springfield Police at 413-787-6310

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