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Man shot and killed in Springfield

A man who was shot this afternoon in Springfield has died, police said. Captain Cheryl Clapprood said Springfield police responded to the area of 14 Montcalm St. at 5:20 p.m., where they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. Clapprood said police found several shell casings on the ground, and the man was shot at least once. The victim was taken to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, she said. Police are withholding the name of the victim until his family is notified.

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Katherine Landergan can be reached at klandergan@globe.com.