Victims’ names released in Cedar Heights shooting; no arrests

JONESBORO, Ark. – There are still no arrests as of noon Monday in a Saturday night shooting which rocked north Jonesboro.

JPD Public Relations Officer Cpl. David McDaniel confirmed this in an e-mail to media outlets at 12:08 p.m. local time Monday. He also released more information, saying on Saturday at approximately 10:45 p.m., officers responded to 1821 Cedar Heights after receiving reports of subjects being shot. 

Deonte Love, 20, and Richard Bogan, 26, were injured from gunshot wounds.  Both received medical attention.  Love was treated for his injuries and released from the hospital.  Bogan was transported to Memphis, TN to received medical care and his condition is unknown to police and NEA Report at this time.

“There have been no arrest with regards to the shooting on Cedar Heights,” McDaniel wrote at 12:08 p.m.

Detectives are investigating the shooting and we ask that anyone with information contact Det. Keri Varner at (870) 933-4614 or they can leave an anonymous tip by calling Crimestoppers at (870) 935-STOP.


The shooting was first confirmed by NEA Report Sunday morning, when JPD Sgt. Cassie Brandon confirmed what many of our readers told us the night before – a shooting had happened in north Jonesboro.

Later Sunday morning, Brandon confirmed more in a press release, which said at approximately 10:45pm on September 16, 2017, Jonesboro police officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 1800 block of Cedar Heights.  Responding officers located two victims, both with gunshot wounds.  Both victims were transported to a local hospital.  Once victim was treated and released and the other is still being treated.


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