2 shot in central Springfield overnight at convenience store, police looking for shooter

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- One man is in critical condition, and another one is recovering from a bullet in the leg after a shooting overnight at the Kum and Go on East Elm Street. That's very close to Missouri State University.

Police tell us shots rang out in a crowded parking lot around midnight.

Officers arrived on-scene and found a man shot in his car.

They pulled him out to administer first aid, and he later had surgery. Officers tell us he is in critical condition.

We do not yet know what led up to the shooting. No one is in custody.

If you know anything about this shooting, you are asked to call Springfield police.