Man charged after shooting in downtown Springfield Thursday night

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Dale Jones Jr., of Springfield has been arrested in connection to a shooting in downtown Springfield.

The Springfield Police Department responded to a parking lot right next to Martha's Vineyard Night Club just before midnight on Thursday.

Upon arrival, Jones ran from the parking lot at the intersection of West Olive Street and North Patton Avenue. After a short foot pursuit Jones was taken into custody.

Jones has been with charged with unlawful use of a weapon and is being held in the Greene County Jail.