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UPDATE: Man Arrested for Murder in El Dorado

On Thursday around 1:30 a.m., officers with the El Dorado police department were called out to a shooting.
EL DORADO -- Police in El Dorado have arrested a man for murder.

On Thursday around 1:30 a.m., officers with the El Dorado police department were called out to a shooting.

Police say the caller told them a man was shot on the 1300 block of Craig Street at the Ur Way Auto Sales.

When officers arrived, they found a man lying on the floor inside the business. Police identified him as 38-year old Lawrence Edward Nelson 38 years old of El Dorado.

Police say the man was pronounced deceased by Union County Coroner, Curtis Butterfield.

During the investigation, police have developed the suspect as 34-year old Destin Sygai Reed.

He was found inside a house in El Dorado around 2:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon. He has been booked into the Union County Jail.

If anyone has more information on the case they are asked to contact the El Dorado Police at 870-881-4810 or 870-863-4141, or Crime Stoppers at 870-863-INFO.


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