Walnut Ridge Police were dispatched to an altercation at 3:40pm on Friday in the 800 Block of SW 3rd Street in Walnut Ridge. As officers arrived on scene they discovered a male subject with two gunshot wounds, one to the abdomen and one to the chest.

WRPD officers immediately called for an ambulance to respond to the scene and a medical helicopter to respond to Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Walnut Ridge Fire responded to both the scene and the helipad to assist. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the scene as well to assist officers.

One suspect was taken into custody at the scene by Walnut Ridge Police.

No names have been released at this time. The victims condition in unknown.

Authorities are still on scene at this time conducting their investigation.

We will update as information in this matter is released by authorities.

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