EMS, Police Respond To Litchfield Shooting


Police were looking for a suspect in an alleged shooting in Litchfield late Sunday afternoon, March 21.

Details were not available at press time.

First responders were summoned at 2:42 p.m. Sunday after a report of a male shooting victim on the east side of Litchfield.  The victim was transported to HSHS St. Francis Hospital, and Arch helicopter was put on stand-by.  Although the shooting did not happen at the hospital, St. Francis was on lockdown while police conducted their investigation.

Shortly after the shooting, police were looking for suspects, possibly armed with a rifle, in a black Mitsubishi.

More information will be posted to the newspaper website when it becomes available, and published in the next edition.


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