Labor Day shooting determined to be accidental


At approximately 6:43 PM the Texarkana Texas Police Department responded to shots fired near 109 Connella Street. Officers were notified that Jonathan Matlock of Texarkana, Texas had been transported by friends to Saint Michael’s Hospital with a single gunshot wound to his upper thigh.

Detectives responded and met with both the victim and witnesses. The investigation concluded that the gunshot was an accidental discharge and had been self-inflicted. Matlock was listed in serious condition and was transferred to UAMS in Little Rock.

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