Springfield police surround house on shots fired report

One arrested after shooting in Springfield Monday

A Springfield man has been arrested and charged, while another has been questioned and released after the two were allegedly engaged in a shoot-out on Monday night.

Douglas P. Allen, 25, was arrested Monday and scheduled to be in court Tuesday morning.

Springfield Police Division officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of Woodward Ave. on Monday night after a caller stated that, “There was two men shooting at each other in front of 1436 Woodward Ave,” according to a police report.

When officers arrived, they found a victim with a firearm outside a nearby residence on Woodward Ave, according to the police report.

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The report goes on to say man was detained and placed in the back of a cruiser.

From a witness at the scene, officers were able to get information about the suspect, Allen, who was inside the residence at 1436 Woodward Ave. Officers set up a perimeter around the house and began to order Allen out of the house.

“After a short amount of time, Mr. Allen exited the residence where he was taken into custody,” the police report said.

According to a police report, officers on the scene located, “multiple spent .9mm luger shell casings as well as 1 spent .22 caliber shell casing near the porch of 1436 Woodward Ave. and near the road in front of 1438 Woodward Ave.”

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The victim was transported to police headquarters where he was questioned and released.

Allen was transferred to the Clark County Jail where he was booked on charges of felonious assault and having weapons while under disability.

Officers were able to gain a search warrant for 1436 Woodward Ave., “but after a complete and thorough search of the residence officers were unable to locate any evidence within the residence,” according to a police report.

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