AUGUST 16, 2022
Since Monday (August 15th), two additional cases have been added to the ongoing investigations of shooting incidents that occurred on interstate highways in the Little Rock metro area during the past weekend. Both cases were brought to the attention of the state police special agents by vehicle drivers following yesterday’s joint news conference involving the Little Rock Police Department, Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department and Arkansas State Police.
The new cases are listed below:
- 12:40 PM, Saturday, August 13th, Interstate 440 at U.S. Highway 70, shots fired at a Chevrolet Malibu (no injuries).
- 1:55 PM, Saturday, August 13th, Interstate 440 at Bankhead, shots fired at a Cadillac Escalade (no injuries).
The Arkansas State Police is investigating a total of six cases of gunfire directed at individuals traveling along Little Rock interstate highways. In two of the six cases, a total of two individuals sustained non-life threatening gunshot wounds.
Special Agents of the state police Criminal Investigation Division are attempting to determine if any evidence recovered from the six cases and statements provided by the victims might indicate whether the cases are related.