Springfield police investigate 3 shots fired incidents on same day

Springfield police are investigating three shots fired incidents that were reported on Saturday.

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Springfield police are investigating three shots fired incidents that were reported on Saturday.

Springfield police are investigating three separate shots fired incidents that were reported on Saturday, according to police reports.

Police responded around 7 a.m. on a shots fired call in the area of East Grand and Clifton avenues.

When crews arrived, a resident from a house in the 200 block of East Euclid Avenue waved officers down and told them her house was struck by multiple gun shots.

The victim told police she and her kids were sleeping when they were awaken by the gunfire.

“(The victim) advised as she heard the gun shots striking her house, she yelled at her kids to leave the front room and go to another room,” the report says.

According to the report, officers located 19 shell casings in the street, multiple entrance gunshot holes, and multiple holes in the walls where the gunshots entered the house.

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Police later responded around 5 p.m. to the 200 block of Oakwood Place on a report of shots fired into a house.

The victim told police that some time between 11 p.m. Saturday night and 5 a.m. Sunday morning, someone fired shots at her house.

“(The victim) stated that an unknown suspect fired two shots at her house causing damage to the upstairs bedroom window,” the report says. “She stated that the bullet was still lodged in the window frame.”

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A few hours later around 11:30 p.m., Springfield police responded to the 800 block of Rice Street on another report of a gun being fired at a residence.

The victim told police she was laying down when she heard gunshots outside. When she got up to check, she saw a silver pickup truck fleeing south on Cypress Street from Rice Street, the report says.

According to the report, the victim showed officers surveillance video of the incident.

“The officer observed a late 90s early 2000s GMC Sierra driving south on Cypress toward the victim’s residence. Prior to the vehicle reaching the back of the residence, a bang, which appears to be a gunshot, can be heard,” the report says. “The officer observed the passenger with their arm out the window holding what appeared to be a firearm pointed at the residence.”

Springfield police continue their investigation into these three incidents.

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