Man Shot During Overnight Robbery in Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — One man is in the hospital and two others are in police custody after a violent robbery overnight in Springfield.

According to Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney, officers were dispatched to the area of 751 Liberty Street just before 3 a.m. Tuesday for a reported assault with a handgun.

Officers located two robbery victims upon arrival. They say one of the victims sustained two gunshot wounds to the buttocks during the robbery.

The victims informed police they had been robbed by two men — one wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, the other wearing a black hooded sweatshirt. Two subjects matching that description were located on Kendall Street a short time later.

The victims identified both men as the perpetrators of the robbery. One of the suspects also allegedly had the victim’s property in his possession.

Police say the gunshot victim was treated at Baystate Medical Center.

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  • chance68

    3 A.M.?? Are Bars allowed to open at that time? Unreal!! Wonder if the shooters names were Rodriguez,Colon,Ortiz or something similar?

  • Misses_ES

    Yeah chance, it probably was, since it wasn’t someone shooting up a movie theater or elementary school, It cant possibly be a white person!

  • chance68

    I know there are plenty of stupid insane white people Misses_ES. But in Springfield the odds of a white person shooting someone in the AZZ in an armed robbery is almost nil. Almost 100% would be names as I posted above.

    Aren’t you ashamed of all the dirtbag Hispanics that have migrated here from other countries to sell drugs or do other crap like these senseless armed robberies.

  • Misses_ES

    Yes. Actually, I am beyond ashamed of these hispanics. Just making sure you weren’t suggesting that hispanics are the only ones to be ashamed of. Other places have other races that are a disgrace as well.