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Police investigate two Friday shootings

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
HELENA-WEST HELENA, AR (KAIT) -

A graduation party turned deadly in Helena Friday night.  

The Helen-West Helena Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened in the area of Perry and Oakland.

Devon Bridget of Helena-West Helena was shot and killed at the party.

Police were then called to a separate shooting that happened less than an hour later in the area of Kentucky and Cherrydale.

Markius Carpenter was shot and taken to a local hospital in a private vehicle.

Carpenter was later airlifted to a hospital in Memphis and is now listed in critical condition.

Investigators have several suspects they are questioning.

They have not released the name of any suspect, though.

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