1 killed, 2 injured in Poplar Bluff shooting - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

1 killed, 2 injured in Poplar Bluff shooting

Ricky Davis, Jr. (Source: Poplar Bluff Police Department) Ricky Davis, Jr. (Source: Poplar Bluff Police Department)
POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KAIT) -

Police in Poplar Bluff arrested a man following a deadly shooting.

According to a news release from the department, officers responded to a residence in the 1100-block of Franklin Street on Thursday. A male subject was reportedly inside the home with a firearm.

Police arrived and gunshots were heard coming from inside the home. A man identified as Ricky Davis, Jr. appeared in the doorway as officers approached and he was taken into custody.

PBPD stated officers entered the home and found 36-year-old Janice Thomas of Poplar Bluff "suffering from fatal gunshot wounds."

Two other victims, 19-year-old Ladaijha Thomas of Poplar Bluff and 25-year-old Oshay Thomas of New Madrid, were found suffering from gunshot wounds. The pair were transported to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries.

Three others were also inside the home at the time but did not sustain injuries.

Davis is in the Butler County Justice Center pending the filing of formal charges.

Region 8 News will have more information as details emerge. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for up to the minute updates.

Copyright 2018 KAIT. All rights reserved.

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Man sentenced in 2015 deadly shooting in Malden, MO

    Man sentenced in 2015 deadly shooting in Malden, MO

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:20:43 GMT
    Floyd Young was sentenced in connection with a deadly shooting in Malden, Mo. in 2015. (Source: Malden Police Department)Floyd Young was sentenced in connection with a deadly shooting in Malden, Mo. in 2015. (Source: Malden Police Department)
    Floyd Young was sentenced in connection with a deadly shooting in Malden, Mo. in 2015. (Source: Malden Police Department)Floyd Young was sentenced in connection with a deadly shooting in Malden, Mo. in 2015. (Source: Malden Police Department)

    A man was sentenced in court on Thursday, April 19 in a Malden, Missouri deadly shooting.

    A man was sentenced in court on Thursday, April 19 in a Malden, Missouri deadly shooting.

  • BREAKING

    Head-on collision reported on Rogers Chapel Rd.

    Head-on collision reported on Rogers Chapel Rd.

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:49 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:49:30 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A head-on collision has been reported at the intersection of Rogers Chapel Road and County Road 912, according to Craighead County E911 Dispatch.

    A head-on collision has been reported at the intersection of Rogers Chapel Road and County Road 912, according to Craighead County E911 Dispatch.

  • Blytheville police looking for shooting suspect

    Blytheville police looking for shooting suspect

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:16 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:16:56 GMT

    Authorities are looking for a suspect in connection with a shooting Tuesday that injured a person, who was airlifted to a Memphis hospital. 

    Authorities are looking for a suspect in connection with a shooting Tuesday that injured a person, who was airlifted to a Memphis hospital. 

Powered by Frankly