Two Suspects Arrested In Apartment Shooting in Texarkana
Texarkana, Ark., Police say that two teenagers have been arrested on the Texas side in connection with a weekend shooting in which a man was shot in the face at an apartment complex.
Authorities have arrested Tyler Smith, 19, and Jakobe Brown, 17, and charged them with Battery 1st and Terroristic Threat. The younger suspect is being certified as an adult for the charges, according to authorities.
Police say they were called at 9:30PM Sunday on a 911 call of shots fired. Authorities say there was an altercation between the two suspects and Allen Thompson, 20. The incident occurred in the parking lot in front of building 11 at the Quill Creek Apartments on East 35th Street. Thompson was shot in the face and transported to Christus St. Michael Health Care System. He was later transferred to a Little Rock hospital.
If you have any information on this incident you are asked to telephone Texarkana Police at (903) 798-3154 or Texarkana Area Crime Stoppers at (903) 793-STOP.