April 14, 2024
WYNNE, Ark. — One man was killed and at least nine people were injured April 13, 2024, when shots were fired at about 10 p.m. at a block party near the corner of Williams Avenue and Martin Luther King Street in Wynne. Two victims were run over by vehicles at the scene.

The Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division is investigating the incident at the request of the Wynne Police Department.

Investigators have identified multiple people of interest and encourage anyone with information about the incident to call Troop D at (870) 970-6082.

Varian Campbell, 27, of Wynne was pronounced dead at an area hospital. Victims were male and female, with ages ranging from 24 to 49.
Victims were transported to St. Bernards CrossRidge Community Hospital in Wynne, Forrest City Medical Center, and hospitals in Memphis, Tenn., and Jonesboro. One victim was transported by helicopter to the Regional One Health Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis. Authorities believe additional injured individuals may have been transported to hospitals in private vehicles.
The deceased was transported to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory, where manner and cause of death will be determined. The investigation is ongoing.