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Springfield Man Arrested for Oct. 15 Shooting
Springfield Man Arrested for Oct. 15 Shooting

Springfield Police have arrested a man they say is responsible for a shooting last week in the 1900 block of South 17th Street.

Police say Alvin Taylor, 49, allegedly shot a man in the leg during a robbery. He’s been charged with armed robbery, aggravated discharge of a firearm, and possession of a weapon by a felon.

He’s being held in the Sangamon County Jail on $250,000 bond.