Police respond to Shots Fired call

At approximately 11:50pm, Jonesboro Police were dispatched to the 300 block of Melrose St in regards to shots fired. 

Officers quickly located a gunshot victim, De’marco Locust, who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the leg, abdomen, and arm.  JPD and ASU PD Officers applied a tourniquet and rendered aid until EMS arrived. Locust was taken to a local hospital and treated for his injuries.

Witnesses stated they didn’t see anything and don’t know who the suspect might be. 

Meanwhile, the scene was taped off, the JPD Criminal Investigation Division was called and evidence was gathered. There are no known suspects at this time, police are currently investigating. 

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