Man injured in Helena-West Helena shooting recovering in Memphis hospital


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HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark — Police were called to the area of York Avenue and Beech Street around 1 p.m Wednesday afternoon.

A witness told police they saw 30-year-old Jimmy Lee Ross lying on the ground with injuries from apparent gunshot wounds before he was transported to a local hospital by private vehicle. The victim was later transported to Regional Medical Center in Memphis in non-critical condition.

Police are looking for two suspects in connection to the shooting. Authorities believe the suspects were riding in a green Nissan Maxima.

Officer stated that there was another possible drive-by shooting in the same area yesterday, but there were no reported injuries.

This is an ongoing investigation. We will update you on this story as more information becomes available.

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