Police investigate Sunday shooting


A Pine Bluff man was shot Sunday night and a police investigation into the incident is continuing.

Christopher Matthews, 23, received a wound to the left ankle and was found lying on the floor inside an apartment in the 2600 block of Main Street at 6:10 p.m.

Matthews said he did not know who shot him, according to the police report.

A witness told police she did not see who shot Matthews but saw a gold-colored vehicle leave the scene and a second witness said she saw what she said was a second victim run through her backyard and jump a fence, leaving a trail of blood in the neighbor’s front and back yard.

Matthews was taken to Jefferson Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked call the Detective Division at 730-2090 or the dispatch center at 541-5300. All calls will be kept confidential.