JPD: Shooting victim found in driveway dies

Published: Jan. 17, 2023 at 4:41 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 19, 2023 at 4:54 PM CST
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) – The Jonesboro Police Department said a shooting victim found in a driveway has died.

According to the initial incident report, officers were called to the 700-block of Meadowbrook Street at 3:21 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17.

When officer Darius Johnston arrived, he found 48-year-old John Odoms, Jr., lying in the driveway.

Officers rendered aid to the victim until EMTs arrived and he was taken to the hospital. Jonesboro Police said he died early Thursday, Jan. 19.

Six people were interviewed by police at the time of the shooting, but the report did provide details of the gunman.

Jonesboro Police said detectives are searching for a person of interest but have not released any names.