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Hot Springs Police Department

Posted on: November 30, 2021

Official HSPD Release: Seeking Information from 12/29/20 shooting

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On Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at approximately 1:25 p.m., officers with the Hot Springs Police Department responded to 201 Wynn Street, Apt. A in reference to a welfare check. While checking the residence, officers located two deceased persons at the scene. The deceased were identified as a female, Shaquilla Watts, 21, and her juvenile son, Zay’vion Watts, 5, both of Hot Springs, AR. The deaths are considered to be the result of homicide. 

The investigation is still ongoing and detectives have been working diligently on this case, but no arrest have been able to be made up to this point.  The Hot Springs Police Department and the Watts Family are asking for help from the media and public to bring light to the case as the one-year anniversary of this horrendous is approaching.  If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, please contact Det. Mark Fallis at 501-321-6789 Ext. 6720.   

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