Stoppers Crime of the Week
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
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 this website anytime. You can also text a tip, instructions for texting is also on this page.