Texarkana police seek person of interest in shooting that left man seriously wounded


TEXARKANA, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) – Texarkana, Texas police have identified a person of interest in connection with a shooting late Thursday morning that left a man fighting for his life.

Police say they are looking for Cornell Brown, Jr.

“There are NO charges against him at this time, but the detectives are really needing to locate and speak to him,” TTPD said in an update shared on the police department’s Facebook page early Thursday evening.

Police are asking anyone who sees him or knows where he is to call 903-798-3116.

The shooting happened around 10:30 a.m. outside a business on W. Third Street in Texarkana. Police say a man walked up to the victim sitting in a car and shot him.

A map of the area shows that there is a home improvement store on the block where police responded, but the exact location was not released.

The victim, whose name was not released, was taken to Wadley Regional Hospital with “life-threatening injuries.”

Police say they are still working to gather more information and will release details as they become available.

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