Man killed in shooting on Fort Pleasant Ave. in Springfield


A man was killed in a shooting in Springfield’s lower Forest Park neighborhood Wednesday night.

Springfield Police Spokesperson Ryan Walsh told 22News that police were called to the 0-100 block of Fort Pleasant Avenue at around 10:40 P.M. When they got there, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to Baystate Medical Center, where he later died.

The Springfield Police Department’s Homicide Unit is still looking into the deadly shooting. Walsh had no additional information, saying that all further details will be coming from the Hampden County District Attorney’s Office.

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