1 Dead, 28 Injured At Arkansas Charity Car Show Shooting

Police tape cordons off a crime scene.

One suspect is in custody following the taking pictures in Dumas, AR,
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One particular person has been killed and an extra 28 folks have been injured after a shooter opened hearth on a crowd attending a charity automotive present this weekend. Arkansas State Police stated the taking pictures occurred at 7pm on Saturday March nineteenth exterior the Hood-Nic automotive present in Dumas, AR,

In a information announcement yesterday (March twentieth) afternoon, police stated that one suspect has been positioned in custody. They haven’t but been recognized by legislation enforcement within the state.

Officers have additionally named the one particular person killed within the assault as 23-year-old Cameron Shaffer from Jacksonville, Arkansas. Different victims of the taking pictures haven’t been named, however CNN reported that six kids have been injured.

In keeping with the CNN report,

“State police stated that 24 folks had been wounded within the incident, whereas Arkansas Kids’s Hospital stated it had handled six victims aged underneath 18.

“The hospital stated the kids’s wounds have been non-life-threatening and most of them had been launched from the hospital following remedy.”

The taking pictures occurred on Saturday night at round 7pm exterior the Hood-Nic Automotive Present in Dumas, Arkansas. The automotive present is a part of a fundraising picnic hosted by outreach charity the Hood-Nic Basis and Delta Neighborhood Empowerment Group.

At the automotive present, which has taken place for the final 16 years, the 2 teams have been elevating funds to offer instructional applications and assist for Dumas-area youth. This contains fundraising for scholarships, college provides, and “extra to deserving people.”

In keeping with police in Arkansas, an investigation into the assault stays ongoing as officers seek for others who could have been firing into the gang.

Particular Brokers of the state police Legal Investigation Division are working to interview victims and witnesses of the assault.

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