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Hot Springs Police Department

Posted on: November 9, 2022

Official HSPD Release: Oct. 5 shooting update

hspd headerOn Tuesday, Nov. 8, a 16 year old suspect in the Oct. 5 shooting turned himself in at the Hot Springs Police Department (HSPD) and was arrested for his involvement in the Homicide that took place at 607 School Street. He has been charged as an adult with Murder in the First Degree, Aggravated Robbery, Terroristic Act x2, and Battery in the First Degree and was transported to an undisclosed juvenile detention facility where he is being held on a $750,000 bond.

On Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, at 6:17 p.m., officers of the Hot Springs Police Department responded to a shooting that occurred in the 600 block of School Street. Officers located a 16 year old male with gunshots wounds and was transported to a local hospital for treatment, however he succumbed to his injuries and later died. An 18 year old male showed up at a local hospital with multiple non-life threatening gunshot wounds from the incident, and a third victim, a 17 year old female, was located in a vehicle in the 1200 block of Central Avenue where officers were flagged down by the driver while in route to a hospital. She was suffering from life threatening gunshot wounds and officers provided emergency aid while EMS responded. She was taken to a hospital for treatment.

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