SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A Springfield man has been arrested for a deadly shooting on Genesee Street Sunday evening.
According to Springfield Police Spokesperson Ryan Walsh, 22-year-old Armando Rodriguez of Springfield was arrested around 8:00 a.m. Friday morning at a home on Ina Street for murder charges in connection to a shooting that killed 41-year-old Rashad Taylor of Springfield.
Around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, officers were called to report a gunshot victim on the 0-100 block on Genesee Street. Officers found Taylor with gunshot wounds and provided first aid. He was taken to Baystate Medical Center where he died from his injuries.
A search warrant was applied for on Thursday and granted to arrest Rodriguez on the following charges:
- Arrest Warrant
- Carrying a Loaded Firearm without a License
- Carrying a Firearm without a License
- Discharging a Firearm within 500 Feet of a Building
- Malicious Damage to a Motor Vehicle
Rodriguez was arraigned Friday afternoon and will be held without bail. He’s due back in court on August 4th. A mugshot will be made available at a later time.
The Springfield Police Homicide Unit and the Hampden District Attorney’s Office’s Murder Unit are continuing to investigate the deadly shooting.