Homeowner shoots person in his home


Miller County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a man shot a person that was in his home.

According to the Sheriff’s Office the person that was shot has passed away. He will be sent to Little Rock to the Medical Examiner to determine the cause of death and for positive identification.

There is a possibility of several witnesses at the residence at the time of the shooting. The Miller County Sheriff’s Office is actively seeking information on who those witnesses are.

The circumstances around the shooting continue to be investigated. At this time, no determination about justification or criminal charges have been decided. Once the investigation is completed the file with be sent the Miller County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

Miller County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a residence at State Highway 196 and Miller County 290 around 1:30 p.m. A shooting had reportedly occurred in the residence when the homeowner shot a person in his home. Multiple shots were fired.

The homeowner has been interviewed by the Miller County Sheriff’s Office and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact the Miller County Sheriff’s Office at 870-774-3001.

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