Man shot dead on Springfield highway on-ramp
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — State and Springfield police are investigating a fatal shooting and possible carjacking on an on-ramp to Interstate 91.
State police say a man with a gunshot wound was found shortly after 3 a.m. Friday on the Exit 9 on-ramp to Interstate 91 northbound. Authorities say the victim later died at Baystate Medical Center.
West Springfield police later stopped a vehicle that matched the description of the victim’s vehicle. Authorities say the driver fled on foot.
Police say they arrested a man on unrelated warrants near where the suspect fled, but determined he had no connection to the shooting or the vehicle.
State police say the investigation is ongoing. No arrests have been made in the shooting.
The victim’s name hasn’t been released.