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Update: Police: Shooting in SW Jonesboro domestic related, neighbors react

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) –The man accused of shooting up a Southwest Jonesboro home Tuesday was air-lifted to the University of Arkansas Medical School in Little Rock. Police say he's listed in "guarded condition."

According to Jonesboro Police, the shooting happened around 11:45 Tuesday morning at 801 Amberwood Cove just off Wood Drive.

Police say 20-year-old Joshua Calamese arrived at the home and proceeded to get into an argument with Kymberlee McAlpin. The two have a child together.

According to police, Calamese was outside the residents trying to get into the home, and started firing shots through the door. Police think that's when one of the bullets struck the leg of 41-year-old Kristen McAlpin, who was inside the home.

When police arrived on scene they found Calamese on the front porch suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Calamese was transported to a local hospital in serious condition, and later flown to a hospital in Little Rock. Kristen McAlpin was transported and released from a local hospital.

Police believe a domestic dispute between Calamese and Kymberlee McAlpin could be the cause of the shooting.

The shooting remains under investigation.

One neighbor says the neighborhood is normally very quiet.

"I was totally shocked.  I heard there was some noise--either two or three shots," said Robert Hall.

Hall has lived in the neighborhood for 14 years.

"It's the first time I've had any problems," said Hall.

Bobby James has lived in the neighborhood for nearly 3 years.  He called the incident on Tuesday a sad situation.

"That was my first thought was hoping that no one was killed," said James.

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