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Springfield police investigating shooting, man may have been shot

Springfield police are investigating shots being fired where a man may have been shot.

A Springfield police report indicates authorities were called to Speedway on North Limestone Street Friday evening around 6 p.m.

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“On scene, I observed a white Pontiac parked on the north side of the business with multiple bullet holes in the rear of the vehicle,” the report says. “The rear window of the vehicle was also shattered.”

Officers spoke with the victims who said they were pulling away from a home on Cassilly Street after visiting friends and were attacked.

“(The victim) stated that he entered his white Pontiac and observed two males walking up towards the rear of his vehicle,” the report says. “(The victim) stated both males pulled out pistols and started shooting at the rear of his vehicle.”

The man said he began to drive away fast to get away and didn’t get a good look at the suspects.

The man also said he may have been shot during the incident and showed officers a wound on the bottom of his right bicep. The wound was not bleeding, the report says, and medics were able to treat the wound at the scene.

The passenger in the car also said he didn’t see the suspects.

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“(He) stated that he did not see anyone approach the vehicle and that when the shooting started he ducked down to avoid being shot,” the report says. “(The victim) was unable to provide any specific information about the incident.

The case is under further investigation, the report says.

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