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An incident at KC Hall in Springfield on Saturday night resulted in a shooting that left one man hospitalized, according to local authorities. The shooting occurred following an altercation, but few other details were available at press time.
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The Springfield Police Department noted four separate incidents that included a narcotics arrest, domestic assault, burglary and vandalism in reports recently provided to The Springfield Sun.
Timothy J. Shake of Springfield was arrested at Springfield Inn on May 5 following a report that the subject could be heard moaning from the shower and had remained there long enough for the bathroom and hallway to become flooded. Ofc. Michael Cotton said in his report that Shake advised him “there were bugs on him and he could not get them off.” The report also stated that Shake had cut his hair in an effort to “try to get the bugs out.”
Ofc. Cotton and Emergency Medical Services found no bugs, but two rocks determined to be cocaine were found on the bed. According to the report, Shake admitted to using the substance, stating that he had smoked three of what had previously smoked three of the rocks.
A field test verified the substance to be cocaine. Also found was a pipe and other paraphernalia.
• A report of second degree assault (domestic violence) was filed against Jesus Saucedo, 27 of Springfield, on May 10 after an incident that left Veatriz Ramirez-Vega — listed as Saucedo’s spouse — hospitalized with facial injuries.
The incident occurred at the couple’s residence at 155 Lebanon Hill, with Ramirez-Vega being taken to Spring View Hospital, then on to Universtiy of Louisville Hospital before being released the following day.
Springfield Police noted in their report that the hospital found Ramirez-Vega to have suffered a concussion, abrasion to the face and a blow out fracture of the right eye with ocular entrapment. According to the report, the case remains open while authorities look to interview Saucedo.
• Also on May 10 was a burglary at Hale, Polin and Robinson Funeral Home. Tim Robinson informed authorities that he arrived at the funeral home to find several things out of place and a Vizio television missing.
Upon investigation, Ofc. Cotton discovered that the perpetrators had broken in through a door on the east side of the building. There was no sign of forced entry, but it was noted that the lock could have been forced open with a credit card or by some other method. There are no suspects at this time.
• Vandalism was reported at United Methodist Church on Main Street in Springfield on May 8.
According to the report, someone threw a rock and broke out a window on the west side of the church, but nothing was taken from inside.