JPD seeks answers in Madera Drive shooting

JONESBORO, Ark. – Jonesboro police are continuing their investigation into a shots-fired complaint Sunday night on Madera Drive.

Officers were called to the location shortly after 7:30 p.m. Sunday. When officers arrived, they found a car that had crashed into a parked vehicle. Officers were told that several shots had been fired at the people in the moving vehicle from outside a residence on Ferrell Street, causing the driver to turn down Madera and then crash into the parked car.

No one was injured by gunfire but five people were treated then released from local hospitals for injuries caused by the accident.

Witnesses told NEA Report they heard as many as 20 shots fired, 10 at first, followed by 10 more. Neighbors were outside of their homes watching with concern as the neighborhood behind Annie Camp Junior High School was lit with blue lights.

Officers were told that the incident stemmed from a dispute earlier in the day, but since the initial investigation, police have been unable to contact victims or witnesses.

Detective Sgt. Steve Richardson who is investigating the case, asked that anyone with information about the incident contact him at (870) 935-6710 or call Crime Stoppers at (870) 935-7867 (935-STOP.)

NEA Report was the first – and only outlet on the scene. Check out our live report, here.

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A Press Release – Paul Holmes, JPD, contributed to this report

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