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Crime Stoppers: Crime of the Week

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department reference a shooting that occurred on May 18th, 2023 around 6:00 p.m. in the 2400 block of Taylor Ave. in Springfield, IL.

The suspect was described as a male having a beard with gray in it, short hair, 6’0, 130-140 pounds, and wearing all dark clothing. The victim suffered an apparent gunshot wound and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The victim’s injuries are being considered non-life threatening at this time.

Photos are currently not available and Crime Stoppers needs your help identifying a suspect. If you can identify the suspect call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, or submit a tip on the Crime Stoppers website ( If your tip results in an arrest you could receive a cash reward up to $2500. Remember, Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.


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