Monday, January 18, 2016

Man shot in drive-by on West 39th Street

Posted By on Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 8:44 AM

Detectives are investigating a shooting on the 200 block of West 39th Street that injured Darris Jones, 24, on Friday around 6:30 p.m..

Metro responded to the scene, finding Jones with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Jones was transported by ambulance to Memorial University Medical Center.

"Jones was reportedly exiting his vehicle when several shots were fired by unknown subjects possibly riding in a large SUV or pick-up truck," police say.

"Investigators believe a vehicle similar the suspect’s vehicle collided with another vehicle, fence and street sign while attempting to swiftly flee the area. The vehicle never stopped. It was last seen traveling south on Montgomery Street. No additional injuries were reported," police say.
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