Two shot near Springfield hotel, police searching for suspect

UPDATE @ 8:11 a.m.

Two people were shot Sunday morning near a Springfield hotel on East Leffel Lane Sunday morning, according to dispatchers.

Police are conducting an investigation near the Quality Inn and Conference Center as they continue the search for a suspect.

Initial reports indicate one of the two victims was taken by CareFlight to an unknown hospital.

The severity of both victims' injuries is unknown, according to dispatchers.

Dispatchers said no roads in the area of East Leffel Lane are closed as a result of the investigation.


At least one man has been shot in Springfield as police search for a suspect Sunday morning, according to Springfield dispatchers.

Police were dispatched to the Quality Inn and Conference Center in the 300 block of East Leffel Lane around 4:16 a.m.

Initial reports indicate two gunshot victims were found near the hotel, with dispatchers confirming at least one victim was found and taken to the hospital.

The victim's condition is unknown at this time, according to dispatchers. Our newsroom continues to monitor this developing story.

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