EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) – A man was shot in the head during an incident in Springfield on Saturday.
According to the East Longmeadow Police Department, on Saturday around 8:00 p.m., officers were sent to a gas station on North Main Street for a man in a vehicle who had a gunshot wound to his head.
The East Longmeadow Police and Springfield Police Department were sent to possible shots fired calls on Elm Street in East Longmeadow and then Canon Circle in Springfield shortly before the shooting, according to Springfield Police Spokesperson Ryan Walsh. Neither the East Longmeadow Police nor Springfield Police Department were able to find the incident.
Multiple officers provided medical treatment to the man, who was conscious and able to talk. He was taken to Baystate Medical Center for his injuries. Walsh said on Tuesday the man is still recovering from those injuries.
East Longmeadow Police Detectives initiated an investigation and determined that the shooting occurred in Springfield near the town line with East Longmeadow. The public was not in danger during that time.
The Springfield Police Detective Bureau is investigating the incident. The name of the victim who was shot has not yet been released.
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