One Critical After Springfield Shooting

One person is in critical condition after a shooting Thursday afternoon in Springfield.

Police say a man was shot in the back while driving near Glenn and Hovey. The victim was transported to a Springfield hospital where they are in critical condition. A passenger in the vehicle was not hurt.

According to police spokeswoman Jasmine Bailey, the victim and the shooter know each other. The gunman was on foot and still at-large.

“We do not believe there to be a threat to public safety,” Bailey said.

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

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