Victim in Cuff Avenue Springfield Homicide Identified

November 30, 2021 -Springfield- On Sunday, November 23, 2021 the Springfield Police Department responded to Cuff Avenue in the vicinity of the 100 block for a report of a gunshot victim at approximately 9:00 p.m.

Officers located a victim, who appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound, in a car. He was transported to Baystate Medical Center, but was pronounced deceased due to his injuries.  

The decedent has been identified as Mr. Lydale Mitchell, 22, of Springfield.

This is an on-going investigation being conducted by the Springfield Police Department’s Homicide Unit and the Hampden District Attorney’s Office’s Murder Unit.

Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni offers his condolences to Mr. Mitchell ’s family.


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