JPD: Two shot in incident near Cedar Heights and Melrose

Jonesboro police alerted the public of a shooting incident Tuesday night in the Cedar Heights area.

In a social media update at 8:15pm, authorities wrote, “JPD is on scene of a shooting at Cedar Heights/Melrose.”

At 8:36 PM, police updated that two gunshot victims were being treated at local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

8:15pm: JPD is on scene of a shooting at Cedar Heights/Melrose. Shots fired call came in at 7:54. Will update below with more info as it becomes available.

8:36pm: 2 gun shot victims at local hospitals with non life threatening injuries.

In what police said was the final update of the night, at 9:06pm, authorities wrote the shooting incident happened at 300 block of Russell. CID is on scene investigating and search for fled suspect is ongoing.

It began as a shots fired call that came in at 7:54 PM.


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