Woman killed, man injured in Springfield shooting

A woman was killed and a man was injured early Sunday morning following a double shooting at a house in Springfield.

The shooting was reported around 2:20 a.m. in the 300 block of West Liberty Street, according to the Springfield Police Division.

A caller from that residence said some people had been shot, police said.

A 54-year-old woman died at the scene after suffering multiple gunshot wounds.

A 29-year-old man who was shot was taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center. His gunshot wound was in the lower back area and was believed to be superficial, police said.

The gunshot victims’ names were not released.

Information about what led up to the shooting is unknown. At least one male suspect may be involved, and police said they are looking into whether a crash on North Limestone and Ward streets was connected to the shooting.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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