Police investigating Sunday night shooting in Blytheville

Police investigating Sunday night shooting in Blytheville

BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) - Blytheville police are investigating after a man said he was shot in the foot Sunday.

According to a news release from Captain Scott Adams with the Blytheville Police Department, officers were patrolling the area of Division and Chickasaw Streets around 9:30 p.m. when they saw a vehicle run a stop sign headed toward the hospital.

Officers tried to stop the car, but when the driver did not stop, they followed it to the Great River Medical Center.

When they arrived, police saw that the passenger had an apparent gunshot wound to his left foot.

The man told police he was just walking in the area of 21st and West Rose Streets when an unknown person walked up to him and started shooting at him.

The driver of the car said she just happened to be driving in the area and saw the shooting.

She told police she watched as the suspect ran away from the area and then helped the victim.

If you have any information about this shooting, call the Blytheville Police Department at 870-763-4411.

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