Arkansas-side police respond to shooting on East Street.

    Texarkana, Arkansas, police were dispatched to a shooting at 3:50 p.m. on Tuesday in the 500 block of East Street.

    Upon arriving, officers found a victim lying on the ground and bleeding from what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the left leg.  After rendering aid, an ambulance was called, and the victim was transported to a local hospital and is in stable condition.  Officers obtained information from witnesses about the suspect, alleged to be a male juvenile.

    According to witnesses, an argument between the suspect and victim occurred just before the shooting.  The Criminal Investigation Division was notified, and detectives arrived on scene to follow up.  The CID has obtained a felony warrant and is seeking the juvenile suspect. 

    The warrant includes Battery in the 1st Degree, Aggravated Assault, and Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm from a Vehicle. 

    If you have any information about the shooting or the suspect’s whereabouts, contact the CID at (903)-798-3154 or call Crime Stoppers at (903)-793-STOP (7867).

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