Shooting in Springfield under investigation.

(Western Mass News photo)

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Two people were injured after a shooting in Springfield Thursday night.

According to Springfield police spokesman Ryan Walsh, officers were called to a disturbance on the 100 block of Franklin Street at about 10:40PM. When they arrived they observed blood, a shell casing and bullet holes in a car.

Police say a short time later a woman who had been shot arrived at Mercy Medical Center. She was taken to Baystate Medical Center where she is being treated for serious injuries.

A second gunshot victim arrived at Mercy shortly after 11PM. Police say the victim was a 25-year-old man who suffered from a minor gunshot wound on his forearm. He was also taken to Baystate before being released.

Upon further investigation, police were able to determine the 25-year-old shot the female victim. He is now facing several charges including assault and battery with a firearm and malicious damage to a motor vehicle.

Springfield detectives are now investigating to see if a second shooter was involved.

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