Springfield Police investigating afternoon shooting


The Springfield Police Division is investigating the city’s third shooting in less than two weeks after a man was found shot multiple times Thursday.

The man was taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center and his condition was unknown late Thursday.

Two other shootings since Saturday, July 15, were fatal.

On Thursday, an unidentified male was found shot multiple times shortly after noon near Selma Road and Todd Avenue. Police said the victim was awake and talking when he was found.

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Police began receiving phone calls about gunshots in the area on East Liberty Street around noon.

The identity of the victim had not been released Thursday afternoon. .

On Friday, July 20, Gary Lynn Cameron, 22, was shot and killed on Russell Street.

Cameron was taken to Springfield Regional Medical where he died, according to the police report.

Howard Edley was shot and killed late that evening on a Clifton Avenue alley between E. Rose Street and Rice Street on Saturday, July 15, according to police.

Police responded to the alley to find Edley sitting in a running truck with an unidentified number of gun-shot wounds, according to a police report.

No arrests have been made in either case.

If you have information about any of the shootings you are asked to contact Springfield Police at 937-324-7685.



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