Crime Stoppers Searching for Suspect who Shot 17-year-old Male
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WRSP) —
Crime Stoppers needs your help to find the shooter who injured a 17-year-old male in Springfield on Saturday.
The victim was hit 3 times while playing basketball near Ash and Greentree, by an occupant shooting from a slowing moving black Jeep.
Police said the 17-year-old may not have been the shooter's intended target.
“We don't believe the individual that was shot was the actual target, we believe it may have been a case of mistaken identity or he might have been in the wrong place at the wrong time,” said Crime Stoppers Coordinator, Mike Badger.
If you have any information on this shooting you're asked to call Crime Stoppers at 217-788-8427.
You can remain anonymous.