Man found shot on Abbe Ave. in Springfield

Hampden County

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Police blocked off a section of Abbe Avenue with yellow caution tape after a shooting in the area early Tuesday evening.

Springfield Police Department spokesman Ryan Walsh told 22News officers were called to Abbe Ave. for a report of an active disturbance shortly after 6 p.m. 

A man was found with gunshot wounds and taken to Baystate Medical Center. Walsh described his injuries as serious. 

A 22News crew on Abbe Ave. reported seeing at least six marked and unmarked police cruisers in the area. Evidence markers could also be seen surrounding what appeared to be a knife and a set of headphones.

Investigators also requested K9 assistance. 

The intersection of East Fisk Avenue and Abbe was closed while police determined who was responsible and for the early evening shooting.

Traffic has since returned to normal.

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