The owner of Christian Radio Station KJIW, Elijah Mondy is at The Med in Memphis after suffering a single gunshot wound to the chest early Monday morning according Helena-West Helena Police.
Mondy and his wife, Melinda, were reportedly traveling on Porter and Beech streets when the shooting incident occurred. H-WHPD reported that Mondy was traveling on Porter when he passed a subject in the middle of the road who appeared to be injured.
Mondy reportedly returned to the subject and notified him that the police were on their way. Details of what followed next are still sketchy but Mondy is believed to have returned to his vehicle, where two unknown suspects approached the vehicle and some type of altercation ensued.
According to H-WHPD Criminal Investigations Department, the suspect allegedly drew a weapon and Mondy was shot once in chest. Melinda Mondy was not injured.
CID reports that they are not sure of a motive yet and are currently looking for the three still unknown suspects.