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A 2-year-old killed and a mother injured in West Memphis shooting

WMPD said that anyone who has information about the shooting is encouraged to contact the police department's Criminal Investigation Division at 870-732-7554.
Credit: ABC24
W. McAuley Dr, West Memphis, AR

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — A 2-year-old boy was killed, and his mother was injured in an overnight shooting in West Memphis.

West Memphis Police Department said that officers responded to a shooting at 741 N. 18th Street Friday morning at 1:13 a.m.

WMPD said that the mother and her son left the crime scene to seek immediate medical attention at Baptist Crittenden Hospital before the police arrived to the scene. 

Credit: ABC24

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The mother was taken to Regional One Hospital for further treatment, police said. 

According to WMPD, no arrests have been made, and the investigation is ongoing. 

WMPD said that anyone who has any information about this shooting is strongly encouraged to contact the police department's Criminal Investigation Division at 870-732-7554. 

People can also call Crittenden County Crime Stoppers at 870-732-4444 and leave an anonymous and possibly receive up a $2,000 in reward money if the tip leads to an arrest.

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