Springfield police say that one person was shot during an incident at Orchard Park Apartments near Kearney and West Bypass in northwest Springfield.
Officers say that one man shot another in the leg after that man arrived at the apartment complex. The victim was seriously wounded and taken to an area hospital.
A fire marshal was called to the scene after a device was found that appeared to be a pimp bomb. The marshal arrived to remove and destroy the device.
The incident required half the complex to be evacuated while investigating the device.
SPD detectives say the gunman is at large, believed to be a white male in his mid to late 30s. Anyone who has information about the incident is asked to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810.