Shooting investigation underway at Springfield park

Shooting investigation at Davey Moore Park in Springfield (WDTN Photo/Chris Smith)

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) — Springfield Police have identified the man shot at Davey Moore Park Sunday afternoon.

Steven Rintamaki, 45, was found on the hill with a gunshot wound to the back.

According to police, officers received a call about shots fired in the park just before 1 p.m.

Medics responded to the scene and transported the Rintamaki to Springfield Regional Medical Center. From there, he was flown via CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital. Officers said his injuries are critical.

Officials are in the process of interviewing witnesses. Police are still looking for suspects and the investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information, call Springfield Police at 324-7685. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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