Bullets hit home, car in Springfield


A home and a car were each struck with bullets in Springfield over the weekend, according to a police report.

A Springfield woman was awoken by gun fire at about 8:30 a.m. Saturday morning outside her home in the 700 block of Summer Street, the report said. The woman didn’t see the suspect, but heard a vehicle speeding out of the area. She told police a neighbor has had an ongoing issue with someone and it’s not the first time shots have been fired in the street.

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Several multiple caliber spent shell casings were found at the scene, the report said, meaning at least two different firearms were used.

A neighbors’ car was struck four times, while the home was struck three times, the report said. No one was injured.

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