Man shot at gas pump in Springfield just feet away from school

UPDATE @ 1 p.m.:

A man standing at a gas pump at a Sunoco station in Springfield was hit by gunfire today and rushed to Springfield Regional Medical Center.

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The shots were fired around noon across the street from the Springfield City School District’s School of Innovation at the corner of East Street and Selma Road. A school bus was parked outside the school at the time of the shooting.

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We’re checking to see whether the school was placed on lockdown.

The gunshot victim was alert as he was put into a medic. He was with a woman, standing outside his car parked at a gas pump when multiple shots were fired by an unknown man who fled in a car.

Police are reviewing security video from the gas station and the school may also have surveillance video.


A shooting has been reported outside the Sunoco station at the corner of East Street and Selma Road.

A man was loaded onto a medic and appeared to be alert, however we are working to confirm his condition.

The shooting was reported around noon.

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