UPDATE 10/5: The person suspected of shooting someone in a business driveway has been arrested. The person is a juvenile, so no name has been released.
UPDATE: 5:00 P.M.: Springfield Police said they believe Monday afternoon’s shooting in southwest Springfield was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public.
Officers continue to work to track down the suspect’s vehicle, and said the person who was shot is still in the hospital being treated for their injuries.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — One person has been taken to a Springfield hospital with life-threatening injuries after a shooting in a business parking lot near Kansas Expressway and Battlefield Road today, Oct. 3.
Springfield police are closing westbound traffic on Battlefield Road between Kansas Expressway and Kansas Avenue to investigate the scene, according to police spokeswoman Cris Swaters.
The incident occurred about 1 p.m. today in the parking lot just east of Kansas Expressway on Battlefield Road.
A suspect vehicle has been identified and was seen headed north on the expressway, but has not yet been found.
This is a developing story. Ozarks First will update this article as details become available.