Springfield suffers 3rd shooting in two weeks

Aug 07, 2018
  • By Parker Perry
  • Staff Writer

Springfield police responded Tuesday afternoon to what is the city’s third shooting in two weeks.

Details of the most recent shooting are limited. Officers responded to a home on the 500 block of Homeview Avenue at around 1:40 p.m.

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A man was shot in the chest, according to Springfield police, and reports are that a medical helicopter was called to transport the victim from Springfield Regional Medical Center.

The incident is the third shooting in Springfield since July 26. Springfield Police Division responded to a shooting on that day to the area of Todd Avenue and Selma Road.

A police report says officers found a 26-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds. The man was expected to survive.

On Sunday, officers responded to a home on Delcourt Drive where they found another 26-year-old shot.

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“(The victim) was suffering from multiple gun wounds to his chest, left arm, left ribcage area and lower back,” a police report says.

Miami Valley Hospital officials confirmed he was still in the hospital Tuesday afternoon, but could not provide his condition.