Springfield Police Investigating a Double Shooting


Springfield - One man is dead and another was treated and released from a hospital after a double shooting in Springfield.

Friday afternoon on 2100 block of South Wirt two men were found shot.

Anthony McGrone, 28, was killed and a 36-year-old male is recovering.

Witnesses said, they saw two men running from the area.

Detectives are following up on leads, conducting interviews and canvassing the area.

And community members are also knocking on doors. The Springfield community is asking people to stop the gun violence.

On Saturday, a group of concerned community members, who call themselves CeaseFire, went out to educate the public.

Anyone with information regarding the recent South Wirt double shooting, please call Springfield police at (217) 788-8311.


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