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Shooting suspect killed in officer-involved shooting

Jonesboro police responded to a shooting Friday evening in the 1800 block of East Highland...
Jonesboro police responded to a shooting Friday evening in the 1800 block of East Highland Drive. The victim was shot in the Walmart parking lot and was taken to a Memphis hospital, police said. Police also believe the shooting was not a random act of violence.(Source: KAIT-TV)
Published: Jul. 16, 2021 at 9:59 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 18, 2021 at 9:27 AM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - The suspect involved in the Friday night shooting at the Highland Drive Walmart has died in an officer-involved shooting, according to Jonesboro police.

According to a post on the Jonesboro Police Facebook page, Quentin Bogard was found at a motel in Canton, Mississippi where he barricaded himself in a room.

After a three-hour standoff, Bogard fired at police.

Police returned fire and mortally wounded Bogard, according to Madison County Sheriff’s Department.

According to a report from Gray affiliate WLBT, the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is in charge of the investigation into the shooting.

Bogard was wanted in connection to a Friday night shooting at the Highland Drive Walmart in Jonesboro that left one woman injured.

The woman has since been released from a Memphis hospital.

Jonesboro police have responded to a shooting in the 1800 block of East Highland Drive, according to the Jonesboro Police Department desk sergeant.

Officers got a call around 9:50 p.m. Friday about the shooting.

Jonesboro Police Department Public Information Specialist Sally Smith said the victim was shot in the Walmart parking lot.

Jonesboro Police are currently working the scene of a shooting in the 1800 block of Highland Drive. Around 9:49 p.m.,...

Posted by Jonesboro Police Department on Friday, July 16, 2021

Police believe the shooting was not a random act of violence.

The woman’s name has not been released. However, police said Friday that the woman was airlifted to a Memphis hospital.

Region 8 News will have more details as they become available.

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