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Three shot in Little Rock; police investigate

By Gavin Lesnick

This article was published July 30, 2014 at 9:12 a.m.

Three men were shot Tuesday night in Little Rock in what one witness indicated may be a gang-related crime, according to a police.

Little Rock police say the victims, ages 43, 35, and 22, were all stable at Little Rock hospitals with injuries not believed to be life-threatening, though doctors were concerned about one victim whose spine was hit.

Police said all three victims' injuries were "consistent with birdshot from a shotgun."

Authorities responded about 11 p.m. to the area around the 6900 block of Colonel Glenn Road.

The 43-year-old victim, who was found first in front of a nearby business and had injuries in his leg, arm and hand, reportedly told investigators he was standing outside a gas station across the street "and was shot out of nowhere."

The 35-year-old victim then approached officers and said he too had been shot. That victim said two black men wearing white T-shirts exited the gas station and "started shooting at him as soon as they got outside," the report said.

The third victim was found on a gas station lot. He said he was "suddenly shot" and didn't see who did it.

A witness who did not provide police his identity said the 22-year-old victim and the shooter may have been members of rival gangs.

"Investigators will look into the unidentified witness statement," police Lt. Sidney Allen said in a statement.

No arrests have been made.

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LevyRat says... July 30, 2014 at 1:02 p.m.

Mama always said, "Stupid is as stupid does".

Let me guess what they were up to, hanging out at Asher and University at 11:00 on a weeknight ...... they probably were on their way home from church.

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AmericasDoomed says... July 30, 2014 at 1:43 p.m.

"Around the 6900 block of Colonel Glenn Rd." Wrong. It's Asher Blvd. Always will be to me. City tried to make it a nicer area by changing the name. Working great huh?

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LR1955 says... July 30, 2014 at 2:08 p.m.

I've had comments of mine removed and I was only relaying factual information. Don't know if it's readers complaining or w/in the ADG but there's Definately censorship in this press room.

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NutButter says... July 30, 2014 at 4:05 p.m.

Censorship will not change the situation or the facts related to incident. Try re-posting your comment from a slightly different perspective & see if it stays. Maybe the stated truth was unbearable for some to read.

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HotSpringsLawyer says... July 30, 2014 at 4:40 p.m.

"Suddenly shot"

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Packman says... July 30, 2014 at 5 p.m.

Since when did gang bangers start using "bird shot"? Must have been using one of those "assault" bird guns........

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HM2 says... July 30, 2014 at 8:16 p.m.

Some people just can't handle the truth!

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