BLYTHEVILLE, Ark.-- Blytheville Police are searching for three people wanted for murder after a Memorial Day celebration turned deadly.
Richard Wilkins, Jr., 28, was shot in Williams Park.
Marie Matthews said she knew something was off when she drove through the park Monday night.
"It was a crowd of people and I was like no I’m not going to stop because every time they’re out here they’re going to do something stupid," said Matthews.
Her gut feeling was right.
Blytheville Police said they got a call around 8:30 p.m. saying a man had been shot.
When they showed up at the park, they discovered someone had taken him to the hospital where he later died.
Minutes later, a car collided with a big rig.
The driver, identified by police as Kenderick Finwick, died.
People WREG talked to said he was racing to the hospital to see Wilkins.
Now, police are searching for three suspects: Quadrell Dequan Bledsoe, Cameron Wells and a juvenile.
"It’s very sad. Instead of people fighting if they have a problem, they don’t fight they pick up guns and they don’t realize that shooting somebody is not the answer," said Fowler.
If you know anything about this crime call Blytheville Crime Stoppers at (844) 910-STOP.