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Police investigating 17 Little Rock shootings that happened this weekend

Little Rock Police Department, Arkansas State Police, and Pulaski County Sheriff's Office investigating several incidents that happened in Little Rock.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Update: Authorities have confirmed that as many as 17 shootings happened over the weekend.

Out of those 17 incidents,  LRPD is investigating 9 of them, Arkansas State Police are investigating 4, and the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is investigating 2 incidents.

Arkansas State Police later added two additional cases to their investigations.

Authorities have identified the person killed on August 14 at the Mabelvale cutoff as 20-year-old Brandon Mackintrush.

Police are asking anyone who may have information or potential surveillance video capturing the incidents to please contact Major Crimes Detectives at (501) 371-4660.

Several shootings happened in Little Rock on Sunday, as the Little Rock Police Department monitored them all with the help of Arkansas State Police and the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office.

As many as 15 shooting incidents happened over the course of the last 26 hours, and as a result of these incidents, as of 9:00 p.m., on Sunday authorities have reported at least three deaths and three individuals still being treated. 

The string of shootings started Saturday afternoon a little before 2:00 p.m. near Mabelvale Elementary. A woman told police people in two cars were shooting at each other when her car was hit. The school was also hit, but no one inside was injured. 

Then, one person was injured after a car was shot at on Frazier Pike. 

Around 7:00 p.m. that night, gunshots were fired on the 900 block of South Rodney Parham, and 23-year-old Glen Finley died from gunshot wounds.

The shooting started again Sunday afternoon around 1:00 p.m. when 58-year-old Dwayne Thompson was hit by gunfire on Frazier Pike and 3M road and he later died.

Multiple people were injured after cars were hit by bullets on I-30 and I-440.

Then, police got calls of a person shooting out of their car in West Little Rock near the Big Rock Interchange. They tracked the reports to locations in Markham & Bowman, and West Markham.

The last of the shootings happened at the Valero on Mabelvale cut-off.

One person died and another was injured. Police have now identified the victim killed as 20-year-old Brandon Mackintrush.

On Tuesday, August 16 Arkansas State Police added two additional cases to their investigations one of which was at Interstate 440 at U.S. Highway 70,  where shots were fired at a Chevrolet Malibu, and the other at Interstate 440 at Bankhead where shots were fired at a Cadillac Escalade.

Both incidents happened on Saturday afternoon and no injuries were reported.

Police arrested two people on Sunday night in connection to the shootings.

One of those is 31-year-old Davis Jones who is facing several charges which include capital murder, criminal attempt to commit capital murder, 2nd-degree battery, terroristic act, possession of a firearm, and unlawful discharge of a firearm.

Police will not identify the second suspect just yet and that person has been released pending the investigation.

The incidents all took place within close proximity to one another and authorities continue to work together to determine whether or not the incidents are related. 

Police have not released if there is a motive in these shootings.

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