18-Year-Old Shot in Springfield Home

An 18-year-old man told Springfield police he has no idea who the men were who came to the door of his home and shot him.

Police say that the victim reported to police who men came to the door of his home and asked for someone who didn’t live there. When the victim told the men they had the wrong house, one of the men pulled a gun and shot the victim twice in the arm.

The victim then fled through the back door of the home on North Fort and ran to a nearby apartment complex where he was able to find help.

The victim told police he didn’t know the men who shot him, and he could not provide many details to police about the shooter.

Police are continuing to investigate and anyone with information is asked to call the Springfield police department at 417-864-1810.

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