Jonesboro man shot, police searching for shooter

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – A Jonesboro man is shot Sunday night, and now police are looking for the man who shot him.

The shooting happened Sunday night around 8pm near the Caraway Commons in Jonesboro.

According to Jonesboro Police, Steven Rodgers told police that he picked up a black male around 19-21 years-old in Marked Tree and gave him a ride to Jonesboro.

Rodgers told police that once he arrived at the Caraway Commons, the male pulled a gun on him and demanded money. Rodgers told police that he reached for the gun, and he was shot in the hand and fled the scene.

Police were finally able to catch up with Rodgers at the hospital to give police his statement.

No arrests have been made, Region 8 News will continue to track this story and bring you any updates when they become available.

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