14-year-old suspect in custody as Jonesboro police investigate shooting on Flint Street

14-year-old suspect in custody as Jonesboro police investigate shooting on Flint Street
Jonesboro police are at the scene of a shooting Saturday in the 1300 block of Flint Street. According to a Jonesboro officer on the scene, one person is in custody in connection with the case. (Source: KAIT-TV)

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A 14-year-old is in custody in connection with a shooting Saturday that injured a person on Flint Street, according to Jonesboro police.

Jonesboro Police Department Sgt. Lyle Waterworth said in a statement to Region 8 News that police were investigating the shooting in the 1300 block of Flint Street.

Jonesboro police went to the scene after dispatch got a call around 11:15 a.m. July 20 about the shooting.

Waterworth said as police arrived, they could not find the victim.

However, the victim was found at a local hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

Waterworth said due to the relationship between the victim and the suspect, police would not be releasing the names of both individuals.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

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