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Shooting on White Street in Springfield

Police-ShootingSPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB)– Springfield Police responded to a shooting in the area of 163 White Street Saturday evening just after 9:00pm.

The victim, 27-year-old man of Springfield, sustained a gunshot wound to the chest and was transported to Baystate Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. His name is being withheld.

Police describe the suspect as a full-bearded, Hispanic male wearing a white shirt and light colored shorts. He was armed with a silver handgun and fled the scene towards Orange Street.

According to police, this was not a random shooting.

The Homicide Squad will continue their investigation today. 

If you have any information, contact the Springfield Detective Bureau at 413-787-6355.

We will bring you the latest details as they become available.


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