In one of the few parts of good news related to a spree shooting at a local Kum N Go that left four people, including a Springfield Police officer, dead, the civilian survivor of the incident has left the hospital.
The unnamed male victim of the incident had initially been reported in critical condition and went home April 9.
The patient’s release was confirmed to the media by Springfield PD spokeswoman Jasmine Bailey.
The patient was wounded when a gunman went on a shooting rampage in Springfield on March 15 that started at Lone Pine and Battlefield and ended at the Kum N Go on East Chestnut Expressway. The shooting left four dead: SPD officer Christopher Walsh, and civilians Matthew Hicks-Morris, Shannon Perkins, and Troy Rapp.
The gunman then killed himself when police closed in on him.
Police carried out a search of the killer’s apartment the day after the incident and found ammunition for a Glock 9mm handgun and as SKS rifle, the guns that police say were used in the incident. The guns were bought legally according to investigators.
Police still say they do not have a motive for the killer’s actions.