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Springfield Bar Shooting Leaves One Injured

An early Sunday morning shooting at a Springfield bar has left one man in serious condition.

On February 4th at 2:09 a.m. the Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office, received a call of an unruly crowd at 3rd Base Bar, 410 W Maple South, Springfield.

Immediately following, a call of shots fired came in at the bar.

Deputies arrived and located a male victim of the shooting. He was transported Memorial Hospital with life threatening injuries.

Video showed an altercation, a black male suspect retrieve a weapon from a vehicle, and fire at the victim.

The suspect and several other people got into a vehicle and fled the scene. Police are still searching for the shooter who was described as a black male, tall and medium build with a Dreadlock style haircut, shoulder length.

Officials identified the victim as 31 year old Devonte L Childs.


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