SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Springfield police have identified a shooting suspect after he dropped his wallet at the crime scene. The shooting happened around 10 o'clock on Sunday night outside 12 Cole Street.
According to a news release from the Springfield Police Department, an argument took place in the driveway between the victim and the suspect, who knew each other. The argument escalated and the suspect took out a gun. The victim turned and ran away. The suspect shot him once in the left buttocks.
The suspect dropped his wallet in the drive way on Cole Street. Police are now searching for 22 year-old Jose Torres of Springfield. He is being sought for charges of with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and illegal possession of a firearm.