Teen Dies in Springfield Shooting

A 19-year-old man is dead after a shooting in Springfield.

The incident took place in the early hours of Friday, May 1, at a home in the 2000 block of North Jefferson around 1:30 a.m..

Springfield police responded to an initial report of a drive-by shooting at the home, only to question three roommates and discover it was an accidental shooting.

The victim, who was shot in the stomach, died while being transported to a local hospital.

The name of the victim has not been released and police are still investigating the incident.

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