Springfield police are investigating a shooting in the city's south end.
Police said responded to the area of Avon Place and Maple Street after "shot spotter" was activated around 1 p.m.
When police arrived on the scene, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.
He was rushed to Baystate Medical Center where his condition is unknown at this time.
Nearby schools were briefly put into lockdown as a precaution until police cleared the scene.
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