Jonesboro Police Investigate Stabbing and Shooting Incidents Over the Weekend

A Jonesboro Police Department patrol car. Photo by Stan Morris.

JONESBORO, Ark. – Jonesboro Police responded to two separate incidents of Battery – 1st Degree over the weekend, one involving a stabbing and the other a shooting.

The first incident occurred on Friday evening around 11:15 am at 403 Garden Manor. Officers arrived at the scene to find a stabbing victim, identified as 27-year-old Jeffrey Brandon, lying on the ground. Officers provided immediate aid, and Brandon was subsequently transported to an area hospital where he underwent surgery for his wound. The suspect, 38-year-old Clarence Brown, was arrested and is currently awaiting his PC hearing at CCDC.

The second incident took place on Sunday morning at approximately 3:13 am in the 3600 block of School Street. Officers were dispatched to the area following reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers observed that the crowd had dispersed and began assessing the scene. A female victim, 21-year-old Keyunta Lashay, had already been taken to an area hospital by a personal vehicle. She received treatment for the gunshot wounds sustained during the altercation. Another victim, 32-year-old Kadejus Williams, sustained a cut as a result of the shooting. No updates on their conditions have been provided.

Authorities are currently seeking persons of interest related to the shooting on School Street. Anyone with information that could assist in the investigation is urged to contact CrimeStoppers of Jonesboro at 870-935-STOP or JPD at 870-935-5657.

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