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Man shot on I-40 bridge, Arkansas State Police investigating

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com)- The Crittenden County Sheriff’s Office and Arkansas State Police are investigating a shooting on I-40 near the bridge.&...

MEMPHIS,Tenn. (localmemphis.com)- The Crittenden County Sheriff’s Office and ArkansasState Police are investigating a shooting on I-40 near the bridge. 

Local24 News has learned a man was shot and found near the corner of B.B. King andAdams in critical condition.  Bill Sadler with Arkansas State Police saysthe victim was taken to Regional One by the suspect.  We’re told thesuspect then ran away and was last seen near Danny Thomas and Adams, accordingto police. 

Thetrend of violence is a concerning one.  Memphis Police reported today thatthere have been 22 interstate shootings in 2019 before this latest incident. The shooting is being investigated as a domestic violence aggravatedassault. 

ArkansasState Police is assisting with the investigation.