Police: Man taken to hospital after shooting in Springfield


A man was rushed to the hospital after a shooting incident near Fort Pleasant Avenue and Forest Park Avenue Tuesday evening.

Springfield Police spokesman Ryan Walsh said officers were called to the area of the shooting around 6:50 p.m.

Walsh said the man suffered a gunshot wound and was taken to a nearby hospital.

The seriousness of his injuries is currently unknown.

Police provided no further details as they continue to look into the shooting.

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