Jacob Gatten Shooting; 33 Year Old, Jacob Gatten Passes Away Through Gun Violence in South Springfield
On Sunday, October 29, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) tragically lost Stella Effah-Attoe, its National Woman Leader. The party and women in Nigerian politics have suffered a great loss with her demise.
Springfield police were called to the 2400 block of S. Sheridan Boulevard at 9:59 p.m. on October 28, 2023. When they got there, they discovered that there had been several gunshots during a fight in the street.
The 33-year-old Jacob Gatten was discovered bleeding heavily from a gunshot wound on the street. He was rushed to the hospital right away, but sadly passed away from his wounds.
A juvenile suspect and Springfield resident Tanine Punyamra, 19, were named. They were both placed under arrest. The matter is being reviewed and a decision about whether to file criminal charges is being made by the Greene County Juvenile Office and the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office.
Words fall short of expressing our grief for your loss, as we mourn with family and friends for this great loss. We are truly sorry to hear of the loss of this promising being. Please accept our condolences, and may our prayers help comfort you. Please accept our heartfelt condolences.