Man shot in the arm in Springfield

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Springfield police are investigating after a man was shot in the arm Monday evening.

Officers received a call around 7:40 p.m. in reference to shots being fired and were then told a man arrived at Northcrest Medical Center with a gunshot wound.

Police learned 29-year-old Michel Nelson Jr. had been shot in the arm.

He was transferred to Vanderbilt University Medical Center and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting were not immediately known. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Springfield police at 615-384-8422 or Crime Stoppers at 615-382-3799.

All information is anonymous and Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

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