J.W.’s News Update: Friday July 29, 2011
Good Friday, Here are some stories making headlines today:
Texarkana Arkansas Police continue to investigate a shooting incident which has left a 7 year old boy hospitalized in critical condition. Authorities were called to the Links Apartment on a shooting call and received a second call in reference to a juvenile with a gunshot wound who was at a local hospital.
Police say the shooting occurred at the Links Apartments and two people have been arrested and charged with Battery 1st degree. They are 18 year old Devante Henderson and 24 year old Shameka Dewberry both of Texarkana. The gun used during the incident was recovered and had been reported stolen out of Dallas, Texas.
The victim in the case has been airlifted to a facility in Little Rock, Arkansas. If you have any information on this you are asked to call Arkansas Side Detectives at (903) 798-3154 or Texarkana Area Crimestoppers at (903) 793-stop.
President Barack Obama says there are multiple ways to resolve the debt ceiling mess, but it has to be bipartisan and it has to happen fast. The Presdient today urged Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Senate to come together on a plan that can pass the House and that he can sign into law.
Tropical Storm Don expected to make landfall either late today or early tommorrow along the Texas Gulf Coast. His arrival and the rains that go along with the storm will be welcomed in desperately dry South Texas.
Tiger Woods says his left leg is fine and that he will return to action on the PGA Tour as of next week at the Bridgestone Invitational on one of his favorite golf courses in Akron, Ohio.