JPD: Botched drug deal leaves 2 shot, police searching for suspect

by Stan Morris e-mail | Twitter

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Jonesboro Police responded to 2 people shot during a botched drug deal Friday afternoon, according to detectives.

JPD responded to the scene scene at High Street and Manila Street on the east side of Jonesboro, where the call came in that 2 people were shot during an attempted robbery. After further investigation, police determined that it was indeed a drug deal-gone bad.

Police detectives say both victims were shot in the leg. Each was transported by ambulance to a local hospital.

Jonesboro Police are still searching for a white male suspect described as being covered in tatoos.

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