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New details released in Friday night shooting

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

Jonesboro police are investigating a shooting that took place Friday night.

Paul Holmes, public information specialist with the Jonesboro Police Department, said officers responded to Gates Detail Shop around 9:25 p.m.

Holmes said 32-year-old Shannon Gates was shot in the abdomen at the business.

Gates told officers, three men wearing masks and all-black clothes chased him inside his business and shot him.

The men then ran away in an unknown direction.

Gates is currently being treated at a local hospital. 

K9 crews responded to the scene to establish a perimeter around the crime scene and to track the suspects. Those efforts were unsuccessful.

Police continue to investigate. If you have any information regarding this case, call Crimestoppers at 870-935-STOP.

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