Two injured in Saturday night shooting, police investigating

Two injured in Saturday night shooting, police investigating
Jonesboro Police Department responded to a call of shots heard around 8:15 p.m. Saturday in the 1800 block of Cedar Heights Drive. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department Facebook page)

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Police continue to investigate a Saturday night shooting that sent two people to the hospital.

Officers responded to a call of shots heard around 8:15 p.m. in the 1800 block of Cedar Heights Drive.

According to Digital Media Specialist for JPD Rachel Carmack, multiple calls came in reporting shots heard in the area.

Multiple shell casings littered the street where the shooting took place.
Multiple shell casings littered the street where the shooting took place. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)

All callers reported multiple shots heard and a large crowd gathering at Cedar Heights near Melrose.

Although initial reports indicated one person was injured, a second gunshot victim arrived at a local hospital around 8:25 p.m.

Both victims were treated for unspecified injuries.

Detectives blocked off several roads as they processed the scene, collecting evidence.

Detective Keri Varner takes photos of Saturday night's shooting scene on Cedar Heights Drive.
Detective Keri Varner takes photos of Saturday night's shooting scene on Cedar Heights Drive. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)

Anyone with information on the shooting can call Crimestoppers at 870-935-STOP.

Region 8 News is working to learn more and will update as information becomes available.

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