Springfield Police Investigating Thanksgiving Shooting

The Springfield Police Department started their turkey day looking for a gunman.

A call came in to 911 Thursday morning around 5:45 a.m. about an incident in the 1000 block of East Cherokee. A victim was found at that location with a gunshot wound in the lower leg.

The victim was taken to a hospital where the injury was deemed to be non-life threatening.

Police believe they know the shooter and are currently tracking them.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Springfield Police Department at 864-1810.

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