Shown is a mughot of Smith and some of the items found.
Man arrested for attempted murder

A potential mass shooting was thwarted in Springfield yesterday afternoon.

Matthew R. Smith, 37, of Willisburg was arrested and charged with attempted murder, first-degree wanton endangerment of a police officer, resisting arrest and third-degree criminal trespassing.

Springfield Assistant Chief Joe Templeman and Captain Tony Golden responded to LB Manufacturing.

According to Templeman, dispatch received a call at approximately 1:51 p.m. from a supervisor at the plant concerning a suspicious vehicle.