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Shooting Victim in Springfield Not Cooperating, Police Search for Suspects

Springfield, Mass. (WGGB) — Springfield Police are investigating a shooting incident in the area of Fernwold Street in Springfield.

Lt. John Bobianski says, “Just before 5 p.m. Tuesday a man on St. James Avenue flagged down a police cruiser saying he had been shot in the back.”

The call received by police at 4:58 Tuesday afternoon was for shots fired on Fernwold Street, the 36 year-old man was found just up the road on St. James Avenue.

The victim, who was shot twice, has been taken by AMR to the hospital.  Sgt. Arpin told us, “He is in stable condition and went into the operating room.”

While authorities are still looking at the circumstances surrounding this incident, what we can say is that a number of shell casings have been found, so multiple shots were fired on Fernwold Street.

Arpin adds, “We are searching for a sky blue, 4 door vehicle that according to reports fired approximately 10 shots and then fled towards St. James Avenue.”

Prior to the shots fired, Arpin went on to say, “A male, wearing a gray hoodie, stepped from the passenger seat of a different colored vehicle and threatened someone out front. That is when the sky blue vehicle showed up.”

Police are not releasing the victim’s name and report he’s uncooperative right now. Authorities are not sure if he was the target or just an innocent by-stander.

No suspects have been arrested yet in connection with this shooting.

 


  • paulb62

    The Wild West is back!!!! Let’s have a shootout at the OK Corral.
    Mayor Sarno better clean up Springfield before the casino issue

  • mynameischris

    Did you ever stop to think that a casino may bring more jobs to the area with a 9% unemployment rate. The crime rate isn’t going to be effected by a casino by that much. If u want to cut down on crime stop making it so easy for the Spanish islanders to settle here and sponge off our system. It’s a fact the crime rate grew when the peurto ricans got here. They treat the streets of Holyoke and Springfield like San jaun.

    • joe worker

      I couldn’t of said it better. Not many neighborhoods left for them to destroy.

  • Mick

    What a cesspool…can’t wait to sell the house and get out of here. This slum has to be a thousand times worse than living in a fort on the Frontier. Could never imagined that this place is so bad.

  • mynameischris

    Its not racist its truth. Go to the Springfield courts Monday thru Friday. It’s crawling with Spanish immigrants. Look up any crime story on WGGB 80% of the people doing the shooting or robbing or the home invasions have had a Spanish last name. There are a lot of respectable Spanish families in this area but the majority of them came here for a free meal ticket and have to much time on there hands.

    • joe worker

      You hit the nail on the head. Politicians need to “stop helping” us middle class. If they address the people who don’t work, that may help us. God Bless America!

  • mynameischris

    I’m not racist for saying that Spanish population has played a significant roll in the crime rate here. That is fact.

  • mynameischris

    Heather learn to read. I never said this crime was committed by a Hispanic male. I said the increase in crime had a large part to do with the increase in it. Please tell me how I am wrong! To to court it’s full of pr’s. Look at the police log. It’s full of Spanish last names. Again, I’m not racist I’m a realist. I don’t hate the spanish race. I didn’t make up those names and write the story or committ the crime. The evidence validates my theory

  • paulb62

    Who want to come to a crime riddled city that has a casino.
    For fear of being shot, robbed or your car hijacked!!! Right now they need more police to be hired to clean up the streets of Springfield. As for the clergy, they are going to wave a bible at the thugs and tell the to mend their ways or they will go to Hell. Boy that will stop crime.
    Really all this starts at home. When there is no supervision where do kids go, to a gang. What does a gang do, drugs, steal, shoot people or get shot. Help!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • anonymous777

    At least they get the intended person they dont run up into public places and gun down innocent people and kids like whites have been doing if u been watching the news lately all the major crimes against innocent people wer perpetrated by angry white people who got mad at the world and decided to take innocent lives that had nothing to do with their probem..

  • anonymous777

    Hey chris u must be the most retarded person on here of course just like if u went to agawam court the perps would be mostly white..same in ludlow..same inshelburn falls…same in palmer..u ignorant bstrd..

  • anonymous777

    Go home!?? read some real history latin race were here before you caucasians u stole these lands and now claim them as home lol..in that case go back to england chris!! And give the mexicans back their land u guys claim assholes!! U have alot of nerve considering all your kind has done throughout history to this planet and to its people..