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Suspect arrested after fatal shooting in Monticello

MONTICELLO, Ark. (MonticelloLive) - One man is dead and another has been arrested after a fatal shooting in Monticello, Arkansas.

According to monticellolive.com, the incident happened on Tuesday, February 27th, 2017 at approximately 11:30 a.m.

the Monticello Police Department received a call of a person being shot on Davis Street.

Officers and medical personnel responded to a shooting on Davis Street. A male victim was found at the location and appeared to have a gunshot wound to the upper body.

The victim, Joshua Martin, 25, of Monticello was taken to Drew Memorial were he later passed away from his injury. Officers from the Monticello Police Department, took Emmitt Riley, 59, of Monticello into custody shortly after the initial call to 911.

Riley is being held at the Drew County Detention Facility on charges of First Degree Murder.

Read more at monticellolive.com.


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