Blytheville police looking for shooting suspect

Blytheville police looking for shooting suspect

BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) - Authorities are looking for a suspect in connection with a shooting Tuesday that injured a person, who was airlifted to a Memphis hospital.

According to Blytheville Assistant Police Chief Rickey Jefferson, police spent Wednesday searching for 33-year-old Jasha Mullins. Blytheville police went to South First and Sawyer Streets Tuesday night after getting a call about a person being shot.

Police said the victim, Regenold Hackett, was found lying in the driveway with a gunshot wound.

Hackett was able to identify Mullins by giving a name and a description, police said. He was first taken to a hospital in Blytheville before being airlifted to the Memphis hospital.

Police said Mullins has a history of carrying firearms and can be violent.

He may be in the Kennett area driving a grey or light blue Mitsubishi Galant.

Anyone with information on Mullins' whereabouts can call Blytheville police CID at 870-763-4411 or the Blytheville Crime Stoppers Hotline at 844-910-STOP.

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