Man taken to hospital with serious injuries after being shot in Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries following a shooting in the Genesee Street area Tuesday night. 

Springfield Police spokesman Ryan Walsh said a ShotSpotter activation sent officers to the intersection of Liberty and Genesee streets around 7:30 p.m., where they found a gunshot victim. 

“This was not a random act,” Walsh told 22News. 

The man suffered serious injuries and was taken to Baystate Medical Center for treatment.

Walsh said the police department’s Homicide Unit is trying to determine what led up to the shooting and who is responsible.

22News will continue to follow this and bring you updates as more details become available. 

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