Springfield police are investigating a Sunday shots fired incident, according to a Springfield police report, and the shooter announced that he was a member of a gang.
Law enforcement were called to a home on East Johnson Avenue Sunday at around 7 p.m. There, a woman said she was outside smoking a cigarette in her front yard when two men walked up into her driveway towards her backyard wearing dark clothing.
“She stated ‘get out of my yard,’ the police report says. “The males then stated ‘We are gang members (expletive). At this time one of the males pulled out a gun and waved it in the air.”
The woman said she went inside the home at this time but then heard approximately six or seven shots. The woman stated that the males then walked south on Superior Avenue when she heard four or five more shots.
“After speaking with (the woman) dispatch advised that (a home on) Superior Avenue had been shot, but no one was injured,” the report says, “Officers arrived at the address and spoke with (another woman).”
The woman told officers that she was sitting in her front living room next to the window when she heard several shots and realized they were hitting her home.
“Officers located five bullet holes into the front of the residence,” the report says.
The woman at the home was unable to give officers a description of the men who fired the shots.
Springfield police took photographs of the scene and collected evidence, the report says, however no charges have been filed at this time.
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