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$750,000 cash only bond set for suspect in shooting

Published: Nov. 30, 2021 at 2:56 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 1, 2021 at 4:48 PM CST
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - An 18-year-old Jonesboro man was in court Wednesday in connection with a shooting earlier this week on Griggs Road.

A $750,000 cash-only bond was set for Gavin Harris, 18, of Jonesboro during an appearance in district court.

Harris and two 17-year-olds were arrested Tuesday by Jonesboro police after an investigation, police said Wednesday.

Later Wednesday, Jonesboro police said officers were in the 3700 block of Stadium Boulevard Nov. 29, looking for Harris in connection with the case.

Harris was found inside a vehicle in a parking lot.

“He was removed from the vehicle and a loaded 9mm pistol fell to the ground from his lap,” Jonesboro police said.

3:51 p.m. Update: A third person has been arrested in connection to this case. A juvenile male was arrested this...

Posted by Jonesboro Police Department on Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Jonesboro police responded to a shooting Sunday, Nov. 21, in the 4000-block of Griggs Road.

When officers arrived, they found multiple shell casings and a home that had been shot up. However, no one was hurt.

Harris was arrested on suspicion of a terroristic act and possession of a firearm by certain persons.

Sally Smith, the Jonesboro Police Department’s public information specialist, did not say what charges the juvenile faced.

“The juvenile’s information will not be released,” she said in an email to Region 8 News.

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

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