Two Wounded in Race Street Shooting, Jonesboro Police Seek Information

Courtesy JPD

JONESBORO, Ark. – A Sunday afternoon shooting in Jonesboro left two people injured, and the Jonesboro Police Department (JPD) is actively investigating the case, according to an official statement.

The shooting occurred around 3:09 p.m. in the 3500 block of Race Street on August 6. Police were alerted to the incident by a caller, and as officers were en route to the scene, they learned that two individuals had arrived at a local hospital with gunshot wounds. The victims had been transported to the hospital in a private vehicle.

Upon arriving at Race Street, officers identified the scene of the crime. The JPD Criminal Investigation Unit has since taken over the investigation.

As this remains an ongoing investigation, the JPD has stated that additional information will be released as it becomes available.

The police are encouraging anyone with information about this crime or any other criminal activity to contact CrimeStoppers of Jonesboro at (870) 935-STOP (7867) or the Jonesboro Police Department directly at (870) 935-5657.

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  1. Much too close to the Nettleton schools for this to happen in this area. If caught maybe addition charges should be brought because of it being close to the school, what if school was in session?

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