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Shooting victim in critical condition, JPD investigating

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The Jonesboro Police Department is investigating a Wednesday night shooting.

A news release from JPD on Thursday states officers responded to someone being shot around 10:15 p.m.

Police found the victim in the 500-block of Belt St. after the victim called the police for help.

The unidentified person, who police said was shot in the shoulder, was later flown from a Jonesboro hospital. JPD stated the victim was in critical condition at the time of that flight.

Before receiving treatment, the victim told police the shooting happened at the Caraway Commons Apartment Complex before the victim was driven to Belt.

Detectives at the scene found evidence and spoke to witnesses.

The shooting remains an active investigation.

JPD asks anyone with information in regards to this incident to please contact them at 870-935-6710 or call Crimestoppers anonymously at 870-935-STOP (7867).

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