Springfield Police searching for “shirtless shooter”

Police dogs and State Police are tracking the gunman

File photo of Springfield Police car.

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield Police were searching for a man who fired six or seven shots in a Mason Square neighborhood, Wednesday night.

Springfield Police Lt. Mark Rolland told 22News, “A number of people called police to say they saw the a man firing a small handgun running down Dresden Street. He was not wearing a shirt.”

No one was hit by the gunfire. The shots were fired just after 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Lt. Rolland said they had police dogs and Massachusetts State Police helping to track the gunman. The suspect was described as a Hispanic man with dark hair and tattoos.

It’s possible the incident was “domestic in nature”, Lt. Rolland said.

22News will continue to cover this story and bring you the latest information, on-air and on WWLP.com, when it becomes available.

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