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Bald Knob PD: 3 injured in Friday night shooting, suspects still at large

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BALD KNOB, AR (KAIT) – Bald Knob police tell Region 8 News they are investigating a shooting that sent three to the hospital on Friday.

Lt. Erek Balentine with the Bald Knob Police Department said shortly before 11 p.m., one person was shot in the right ear and taken to the White County Medical Center.

Lt. Balentine also said that another person received a severe laceration to their hand and head. That person is expected to have constructive surgery on his hand.

The third person got an injury to the back of their head, but police do not know if the injury came from a machete or from being grazed with a bullet.

Police said they are looking for two suspects but have not released any description yet.

Lt. Balentine did say they believe the suspects may be traveling in a gray Dodge Neon.

They said the White County Sheriff's Department is helping with the investigation. If you have any information on the shooting you are urged to call police at (501) 724-5193.


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