Three People Dead After Shootings in West Memphis, Arkansas

Reginald Smith and Raheem Stackhouse – Photo by West Memphis Police Department

Three people are dead and authorities are searching for a pair of suspects after two shootings early Saturday in West Memphis.

Authorities said the killings prompted a greater police presence in the city in an attempt to prevent further violence.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene of a shooting at 1808 E. Broadway Ave., while another victim died after he was transported to Regional One Health Medical Center, according to a statement by West Memphis police. A third victim was also transported to the hospital for injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening, police said.

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SOURCE: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Josh Snyder