At least three people reported dead and several injured in a shooting in Arkansas

Jonesboro Police

At least three people died and several were injured in a shooting that occurred early Sunday morning in Arkansas, according to police.

Officers went to a home in Jonesboro around 5:00 in the morning and found several people shot, the local police indicated in a Facebook message.

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One person was taken to the hospital by ambulance, and the officers were told that four other people were taken to medical centers in private vehicles, according to the report.

The police have not revealed what caused the shooting or given details about the people taken to hospitals. The agency opened an investigation.

Jonesboro is about 209 kilometers northeast of Little Rock, Arkansas.

On the other hand, on March 3, a 15-year-old boy was seriously injured in a shooting near the Six Flags Over Georgia amusement park, in the suburbs of Atlanta, during a confrontation between police and a group of people, authorities reported.

Officers from the Cobb County Police Department were helping to control the public near the park entrance this weekend "after several fights occurred" among people leaving the facilities, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation reported in a press release.

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"At one point, several people started shooting, hitting an unmarked, empty police vehicle," the statement says.

"When the officers identified the origin of the shots, they ran to chase people who had fled to a wooded area. During the incident, an officer discharged his weapon, hitting a minor," it added.