Double Shooting at a West Memphis Night Club - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

by Stan Morris, Web Producer

Double Shooting at a West Memphis Night Club

WEST MEMPHIS, AR (KAIT) - Two men were shot on the sidewalk at Anthony's Club West Memphis and one remains in critical condition early Monday.

18-year old Corey Smith and 24-year old John Cohen were shot early Saturday morning at about 4:15 a.m.  A preliminary investigation indicated that both victims were involved in a physical altercation of some sort with another man in front of he club.  A fourth male then approached and, according to West Memphis Police, began shooting.

Both victims were taken by ambulance to the MED in Memphis with gun shot wounds.  Smith remains in critical condition as of 10:30 a.m. but a representative from the MED tells Region 8 News that Cohen is doing "fine." 

No suspects are in custody but West Memphis Police are investigating the shooting.


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