Man shot in Springfield no longer patient at hospital

A man who was taken to the hospital Friday night after being shot in Springfield is no longer a patient.

Officers were dispatched around 6:55 p.m. on Friday to the 1000 block of Oak Street in reference to a man who was shot, according to a Springfield police report.

Other officers were also dispatched to Springfield Regional Medical Center as there was no victim at the scene of the shooting, the report said.

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“The victim had apparently managed to get away from the scene of the shooting. (The victim) jumped into his vehicle and fled to the home of his brother. His brother immediately drove him to SRMC,” the report said.

While the victim was being treated, he told police he was at a house with his brother and the unknown suspect when the suspect started accusing him.

“The suspect then pulled out a black handgun and fired 5 to 6 shots. (The victim) jumped away as he was being shot,” the report said. “(The victim) sustained three gunshot wounds.”

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The victim was treated at SRMC and then taken by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital for further treatment. As of Monday morning, the victim was no longer listed as a patient, according to a hospital spokesperson.

According to the report, the suspect is described as a man in his late 20s, 5-foot-11, 150 pounds with brown eyes and black hair.

No other suspect or witness information was available.

Springfield police continue their investigation into this shooting.

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