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Springfield police investigating shooting in city's south end

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (WSHM) -

Springfield police are investigating a shooting in the city's south end.

Police said responded to the area of Avon Place and Maple Street after "shot spotter" was activated around 1 p.m.

When police arrived on the scene, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

He was rushed to Baystate Medical Center where his condition is unknown at this time.

Nearby schools were briefly put into lockdown as a precaution until police cleared the scene.

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