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Three shootings in a 24-hour period left three men and a 16-year-old girl injured in Little Rock, a police spokesman said Sunday.

In the first shooting, officers were dispatched to the 3400 block of Baseline Road about 11:45 p.m. Saturday on a report of shots fired, Little Rock Police Department officer Steve Moore said.

Moore said police did not find a victim when they checked the area.

Less than an hour later, at 12:42 a.m., police were dispatched to Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock on a report of a shooting, Moore said.

The girl, who had been shot in the leg, told detectives that she did not know where the shooting took place or who shot her. Moore said police went back to the location on Baseline Road and found a crime scene.

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In the second shooting, officers were called to a hospital at 2:13 a.m. Sunday after a 19-year-old man was shot in the leg, he said.

The teenager told police that he was walking down a street when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside began shooting at him, Moore said.

Moore said the shooting occurred in the 6100 block of West 32nd Street near University Avenue.

In the third incident, officers were dispatched at 6:29 p.m. Sunday to an area near West 28th and Madison streets, he said.

Two young adults were injured in the shooting and taken to the UAMS Medical Center by private vehicle, Moore said.

One victim was shot in the buttock, he said, while the other had been shot in the leg.

The relationship between the victims was unknown Sunday evening, Moore said, and it was unclear whether the two shooting victims were taken to the hospital in the same vehicle or different vehicles.

All four victims are expected to survive their injuries, Moore said.

Metro on 04/17/2017

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  • titleist10
    April 17, 2017 at 8:10 a.m.

    No discription of asailants?

  • hah406
    April 17, 2017 at 8:15 a.m.

    Come on titleist, we all know the description. Now if we only had more people with guns we could stop all this shooting.

  • CarpeNoctis
    April 17, 2017 at 8:50 a.m.

    Did y'all not think that if you arm America that all people would be armed, not just the privileged few? Y'all are reaping what you have sewn and dragging us all along with you. And people wonder why people don't want to shop at retail shops anymore - you take your life into your hands when you shop.

  • BirdDogsRock
    April 17, 2017 at 9:33 a.m.

    Trump promised on his inauguration day that he would stop the American carnage "right here, right now." This continuing violence is yet another broken promise by Trump. How many broken promises does this make already?

  • Kharma
    April 17, 2017 at 10:27 a.m.

    Yeah BDR - Trump can't stop scum from being scum. But you know that already.

    And CN, who are the privileged few? Those who are 21 or older? Not a convicted felon? Not mentally deficient? Are productive and have the means to purchase a weapon? Please elucidate.

    L.R. is just continuing its​ march to emulate Chicago and other centers of lawlessness.

    I agree with hah496 - if everyone was armed then I'd venture to guess that people would be more polite to each other.

  • BirdDogsRock
    April 17, 2017 at 10:43 a.m.

    Kharma, of course I know that Trump can't stop scum from being scum. So do you. But Trump apparently doesn't know that he is powerless on this point, else he would not have made that stupid promise with so much bravado and bluster; or he just flat-out lied... again.

  • HarleyOwner
    April 17, 2017 at 11:32 a.m.

    Chief Buckner is still willing to sit down with these thugs and discuss what he can do to make life better for them. That's encouraging.

  • NutButter
    April 17, 2017 at 12:11 p.m.

    What do they say?
    Throw sh** on the wall and hope it will stick?
    Or throw more money at the problem and hope it will fix schools and crime?
    Obviously, that has not worked. So many good people who cannot afford to move. Those who can afford to move have moved or will. The thugs will take over the city & whine about no place to shop and no jobs.
    Ferguson in the making. Wake up!!

  • kkj427
    April 17, 2017 at 12:48 p.m.

    We need to make better use of technology, more cameras, better placements of patrols, more community involvement, better 911 facilities, larger jails and prisons, revise sentnces, so non-violent offenders don't take up so much space. True we can't stop scum and drugs immediately, but we can sure send a message like 59 missIles sent a message.

  • Packman
    April 17, 2017 at 2:21 p.m.

    Baby. Momma. Culture.
    Failed. Liberal. Social. Policies.