Passerby in Springfield shot in face with shotgun

SPRINGFIELD – Someone was shot with a shotgun while driving on McGowan Creek Road on July 31, just before 9 p.m.

The victim, an unidentified 29-year-old man, said that he and his vehicle were shot multiple times by birdshot from a shotgun while driving on McGowan Creek Road. Despite numerous injuries from being shot, including to his face, the victim was able to flee and drive himself to responding paramedics, police said. He was transported to an area hospital and he is expected to survive.

Deputies searching the area where the shooting occurred . . .