Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week December 30, 2015
Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard Counties
Springfield Police are looking to identify the person who shot a 36 year old male subject on December 26th, and Crime Stoppers is hoping to help. The incident occurred at approximately 10:45 at night at the 500 block of South State Street when the victim was returning to his home. An unknown suspect approached the victim from the side of the home and subsequently fired several shots at him. The victim was struck by two of the shots and is still hospitalized though the injuries at his time are not believed to be life threatening.
Crime Stoppers operates under the premise that “For every crime committed, someone saw or heard something suspicious and someone in the community, besides the offender, has the key to solve the case”. If you can help police with any information in this, or any, criminal investigation-call Crime Stoppers. If you leave a tip and its leads to an arrest, Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of up to $1000.
Remember, the tip line is 788-8427 or you can leave a tip on cashfortips.us anytime. You can also text a tip, instructions for texting is also there.