SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- One person has been hospitalized following an afternoon shooting in Springfield.

Springfield Police spokesperson Ryan Walsh said that police were called to Melrose Street around 4 p.m. Wednesday for a ShotSpotter activation.

Officers were able to locate a car that left the scene. 

A man was found inside that vehicle suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound.  He was taken to Baystate Medical Center.

Walsh said that the incident is under investigation by the department's detective unit.

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