Jonesboro police investigate two shootings Wednesday evening

Jonesboro police investigate two shootings Wednesday evening

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Jonesboro police are investigating a pair of Wednesday night shootings that injured two people.

The shootings happened on Arch Street, and in the area of Vine Street and Strawn Avenue, according to Jonesboro Police Department Public Information Specialist Sally Smith.

According to a Facebook post from JPD, officers got a call around 8:45 p.m about shots being heard in the area of Strawn and Vine.

Jonesboro Police are working what is believed to be two separate shootings this evening. Around 8:45, police were...

Posted by Jonesboro Police Department on Wednesday, October 16, 2019

When officers arrived, they found the victim suffering non-life threatening injuries to the head.

Smith said police are searching for three black male suspects in connection with the shooting.

Jonesboro police are also investigating another shooting that happened on Arch Street.

The victim was taken to a hospital by personal vehicle after being shot in the lower body, police said.

Jonesboro police do not believe the shootings are connected.

Anyone with information on the shootings can call Jonesboro police at 870-935-5657 or Jonesboro Crimestoppers at 870-935-STOP.

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