Woman reports being shot at in Springfield, police looking for suspect


UPDATE @ 12:13 p.m. (July 29):

Police are searching for an unknown male who reportedly shot at a woman outside of a Springfield home Saturday night.

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Jamie White, 34, of Springfield approached officers who were investigating a shots fired call in the area of West Grand Avenue and South Lowry Avenue around 8:57 p.m., according to a Springfield police report.

White told police she thought she was grazed by a bullet when a man in a black car drove up to her and her friend and fired shots.

She said she was standing by her friend on West Grand Avenue when the shooting occurred, according to Sgt. James Hall of the Springfield Police Department.

White did not have a bullet wound but did have a minor bump on her arm and possible powder burns, according to a report.

White was transported to Springfield Medical Center where she was treated and released, Hall said.

There were no other injuries reported.

We originally reported a suspect was in custody, but police confirmed they have no suspect information at this time.


Springfield police are investigating a shooting that took place on West Grand Avenue Saturday evening.

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According to Springfield Police Dispatch, at approximately 8:57 p.m. shots were fired at a house in the 200 block of West Grand Ave., causing minor injuries to a female victim.

The suspect, whose identity has not been released, is in police custody.