Two in hospital after shootings


SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) – Two men are in the hospital after two separate shootings. Both happened Saturday night.

One happened in the 1000-block of South Street. Witnesses say a white car turned down an alley before shots were fired out of the passenger side window. 

One male victim was shot in the face. He was transported to the hospital and is now in stable condition.

The other shooting happened in the 1500-block of East Ash Street. Police say the victim was standing outside a home when someone began shooting at him from across the street. 

The victim was shot in shoulder blade. Initially the injury was considered life-threatening, but he too has since been stabilized.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers. You can remain anonymous and may earn a cash reward. 

(217) 788 – 8427 
Text: Tip672 + info to CRIMES (274637)
Springfield Police
(217) 788 – 8311

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