Monday that happened about five hours apart and left two men injured.
Robbery was involved in both situations, and police believe the same
suspects may be involved in both shootings.
The earliest of the two happened about 8:10 p.m. Sunday. The victim told
police he was at the intersection of North Polk and Highway 2 when he
saw a male subject walking toward his vehicle, said Detective Capt.
The motorist rolled down the vehicle window, and the man pulled a gun.
The victim noticed another subject also approaching. One got in the
passenger seat, and the other got in the back seat of the vehicle.
Dance said it appears the suspects had the man drive to a wooded area
where they robbed him and shot him in the leg. The two men then ran from
The victim drove himself to the Corinth Police Department, reporting
that he had been robbed and shot, and an officer took him to the hospital.
Dance said the suspects are described as black males, one standing 5
feet 8 inches tall and, weighing 130 to 140 pounds and with his hair in
dreadlocks. The other is believed to be about 5 feet 10 inches tall,
weighing 170 to 180 pounds, with short hair.
The second shooting happened about 1 a.m. Monday on Wick Street. Dance
said a Hispanic male was in a yard of a residence when two black males
and a black female approached. They demanded money from the subject, and
he told them he didn’t have any.
Dance said a shot was fired, grazing the face of the victim. The man ran
and more shots were fired with another hitting the man’s leg. He knocked
on the door of a residence and was taken to the hospital.
No additional description of the suspects was available.
Dance said the shell casings from the two scenes are the same and appear
to be .22-caliber magnums.
The suspects should be considered armed and dangerous, he said.
To report tips on these cases, contact the police department at 286-3377
or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-773-tips or crimestoppersms.com.