Authorities in Sharp County have arrested a suspect after a man was found shot to death in Ash Flat.

Sheriff Mark Counts stated that Sharp County dispatch received a call early Saturday about a vehicle accident in Ash Flat. Once there, officers discovered the driver of the vehicle, Severin Simpson, dead from a gunshot wound to the head.

It was reported that two people witnessed the shooting and identified the alleged gunman.

Counts said authorities arrested Christopher Bryant of Salem without incident after a brief manhunt Saturday afternoon. Bryant is being held at the Sharp County jail and authorities did not know if he had an attorney.