Another shooting early Thursday in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, Ark. – The same side of Jonesboro that experienced a shooting incident late Wednesday was rocked again by a shooting early Thursday that hospitalized a man.

A second shooting incident (or third, if you count gunshots heard during our live stream) occurred at a nearby location early Thursday morning in Jonesboro. Police were advised by a witness that the incident took place on Burke Ave near Olive Street. During the Wednesday night incident, a witness told NEA Report that a fight at a park on Olive Street led to the altercation on Vine.

At about 6:25 AM August 1, 2019, a black male was taken to a local hospital in a personal vehicle. The victim appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

He was last reported in surgery.

No suspects have been arrested at this time and the shooting is currently under investigation.

Please contact JPD if you have any information about who is behind this violence. 870-935-STOP for Crimestoppers. Call detectives at 870-935-6710.




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