Springfield Police investigating shooting; perimeter in place

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Springfield police are investigating a shooting, and have set up a perimeter around a house on North Sherman Avenue.

According to the Springfield Police Department, the man who was shot was taken to the hospital with minor injuries from the gunshot wound.

That shooting happened in the 1600 block of N. Clay Avenue just before 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 17.

Lt. Jennifer Charleston, with the Springfield Police Department, told Ozarks First there was also a disturbance in the 1700 block of North Sherman Avenue, in one of the apartments. Lt. Charleston said people ran out of that house after the disturbance.

The police say they’re securing the area and are waiting on a search warrant while interviewing witnesses.

This is a developing story.

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