SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Springfield police have arrested four suspects after a Springfield College security guard was robbed and shot late Wednesday night.
Detective Joe Brodeur told 22News that at around 11:25 Wednesday night, a man was walking in the area of Hickory Street and Eastern Ave., when a group of people allegedly robbed him and then shot him in the leg.
Springfield College Spokesperson Steve Roulier confirmed for 22News that the victim was one of their security guards, who was walking to work at the time of the robbery.
Roulier says that the guard is still in the hospital as of mid-morning Thursday, but he is expected to be okay.
Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney told 22News that Julian Roberts, 18, Azekiel A. Rodney, 20, Samuel Eady, 23, and Quiyaim Traynham, 19, all of Springfield, face several charges including armed robbery and armed assault with intent to murder.
All four of them are also suspects in the robbery of a package store owner and employee on Pine Street earlier in the night.