SPD arrest male suspect involved in Kum and Go shooting

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Springfield Police have arrested the suspect involved in a Kum and Go shooting on May 18, which left one person injured, according to the Springfield Police Department.

The male suspect was arrested at The Welcome Inn after he came out on his own not knowing authorities were present.

SPD reports he was taken in custody and was treated for a graze wound to his neck from the police-involved shooting on Kearney and Eastgate Street.

The suspect was transported afterward to the Springfield Police Department Headquarters for questioning.

The incident began on May 18, at the Kum and Go when officers arrived to arrest a wanted subject. The subject then fired at police and officers returned fire.

One person was injured and was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The second suspect, who was detained early Wednesday morning, fled in a vehicle.

No officers or anyone else was injured.

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