JOPLIN, Mo. – Joplin police say a man has been arrested after five people were injured in two apparently random roadway shootings.
The Joplin Globe reports that police have arrested a 26-year-old man suspected in the early Saturday shootings.
Police said there's no apparent motive for the shooting.
Officers were called to a duplex early Saturday and found no victims.
Police tried to stop a vehicle, the driver of which fired shots at a church van that was stopped at a traffic light. Three adults in the van were injured, and two are hospitalized with injuries that are not life-threatening.
The suspect is also accused of shooting at a pickup truck and injuring two adults. The driver is hospitalized, the passenger was released.
Police say the suspect is being held pending formal charges.