Springfield police are investigating an apparent drive-by shooting that took place Wednesday night.
It happened about 10:00 p.m. in the 3500 block of St. Johns Street.
Ronlad Cole claims he was walking down the side of the road when a dark colored car pulled up next to him. The car's occupants then fired a shot at Cole, hitting him in the shoulder.
Cole found his own way to the hospital. That’s where police took his report.
This is the third drive-by shooting in Springfield in the last 20 months.
If you have any information about any of the cases, please call the Springfield Police Department at 872-7545 or the Crimestoppers Tipsline at 785-TIPS.