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JONESBORO, Ark. – Police stayed busy responding to shootings this week in Jonesboro, with the latest one involving a teenage suspect who had some type of relationship with the victim.
On Saturday, July 20, officers were called to the 1300 Block of Flint in reference to a shooting. Upon their arrival, a victim could not be found at the scene. Officers quickly located the victim, a 21-year-old Jonesboro resident, at a local hospital where he was receiving treatment for a non-life threatening gunshot wound.
The suspect, a 14-year-old male, was taken into custody at the scene without incident.
Due to the relationship between the victim and suspect, JPD said they would not be able to release the names in this case.
The case is ongoing and the report wasn’t complete as of Saturday night.
Police also worked an armed robbery at Dollar General on North Church in Jonesboro Friday night, KAIT reported.