Man, 67, charged in fatal shooting in Fort Smith

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According to the department’s public information officer, Aric Mitchell, a man is in custody following a shooting early Monday night in Fort Smith.

The shooting happened near the corner of North A Street and 2nd Street around 7:15 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 27.

Mitchell also added that a female victim is in stable condition.

Officials are searching for a potential male suspect.

67-year-old Jesse Floyd Earls was arrested in connection with the shooting, police said.

Earls is in custody at the Sebastian County Jail.