State Police Investigating Shooting on Route 291 in Springfield

Massachusetts State Police Troopers are currently investigating a shooting involving two vehicles on Route 291 westbound in Springfield. 

The two vehicles reported to be involved in the shooting, which occurred shortly before 5 p.m., have not been located at this time. MSP Troopers arrived at the scene, located prior to Exit 4, and recovered ballistics evidence from the roadway. 

To preserve the scene for processing by the State Police Crime Scene Services Section and the State Police Ballistics Unit, Route 291 west was temporarily shut down. It has since reopened. 

State Police are undertaking numerous investigative actions at this time. In order to protect the integrity of the ongoing investigation, no further information is being released at this time.