Jonesboro police investigate two shootings in 24 hours, three people shot

Published: Jun. 19, 2021 at 4:42 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 20, 2021 at 11:55 AM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Jonesboro police continue their investigation into a shooting Saturday and are investigating a new shooting that happened early Sunday.

The shootings left three people injured.

The first shooting happened Saturday afternoon in the Links area of town, in the 4000 block of South Caraway Road.

According to a Facebook post from Jonesboro police, officers got a call around 3:30 p.m. Saturday about multiple shots being fired.

Jonesboro Police are investigating a couple of shootings that occurred Saturday afternoon and early Sunday morning....

Posted by Jonesboro Police Department on Sunday, June 20, 2021

“A male victim was admitted to an area hospital with an apparent gunshot wound to the upper body. His injuries were reported as non-life-threatening,” Jonesboro police said.

The second shooting happened around 12:05 a.m. Sunday on Kristal Drive in south Jonesboro.

Police said officers went to a local hospital after getting a call about two gunshot victims - a man and a woman - being admitted to the hospital.

Officers did not have any information on the condition of the two victims and police do not know if both shootings are related.

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

Region 8 News will have more details as they become available.

Copyright 2021 KAIT. All rights reserved.