MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - A 17-year-old Mississippi County girl is recuperating at a Memphis hospital after investigators say she was found shot.
The shooting happened around 5 a.m. Friday along Cypress Street in Burdette.
Lt. Deborah Holifield, an investigator with the sheriff’s office, told Region 8 News the victim was taken to Regional One Health Medical Center (The MED) in Memphis with a gunshot wound to the left side.
The investigator said the victim was not from Burdette but confirmed she was a Mississippi County resident.
Holifield said they are not looking for a specific suspect; however, she said the case was still under investigation pending further questioning with the victim.
Region 8 News will continue to track this story and provide updates as they become available.