Sunday night shooting now a homicide investigation

Published: Aug. 14, 2022 at 8:22 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 15, 2022 at 12:41 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Police say a man shot Sunday night has died, now they’re searching for his killer.

According to a news release from the Jonesboro Police Department, officers were called to the 1000-block of Ferrell Drive around 8:06 p.m. Aug. 14.

When officers arrived, they found 19-year-old Madison Deshun Wilfong suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

An ambulance took Wilfong to a local hospital, where he later died.

According to the initial incident report released Monday, the shooting followed an argument during a drug deal.

Jonesboro police encourage anyone with information on the shooting to call their department at 870-935-5657 or leave an anonymous tip with Crimestoppers of Jonesboro at 870-935-STOP (7867).

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