Springfield Police Investigate Two Shootings

SPRINGFIELD - The Springfield Police Department is investigating two non life-threatening shootings that happened on Monday, January 26th.

In the first incident, a 19 year old male victim claimed that he was walking in the 1900 Block of East Edwards when he felt something hit his chest. He believed that he had been shot.  He was transported to St. John's Hospital.  The victim suffered an abrasion and was not seriously hurt.  There were, however, reports of shots being fired in the area.

A second male juvenile later showed up after being transported to St. John's Hospital with a gunshot wound to his hand.  The juvenile claims he was near 23rd and Brandon Streets when he was shot while in a disturbance with another subject. 

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