Murder arrest after victim shot and killed on Baldwin Street in Springfield

This was not random: victim and alleged shooter knew each other

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A 23-year-old man was shot and killed in East Springfield Tuesday afternoon.

Springfield Police spokesman Ryan Walsh told 22News, “The victim had already been driven in a private vehicle to Baystate Medical Center were he later was pronounced deceased.

Springfield police arrested 42-year-old Francisco Guadalupe of Springfield. Guadalupe has been charged with murder and illegal firearms violations.

1 wounded in Springfield shooting

Walsh went on to say that the victim and the accused shooter were acquainted with each other, and that this was not a random shooting.

The Hampden County District Attorney’s Office is now handling the case.