UPDATE: Homicide victim identified; investigation underway following shooting on I-49 in Fayetteville


UPDATE: Arkansas State Police have identified the homicide victim as Shaletian Robin Zetta Larry of Conyers, Georgia.

The shooting that took place on the Exit 67A SB off ramp on I-49 Saturday evening.

ASP officials have launched a homicide investigation into the incident.

 State police received information about 3:53 PM Saturday of a black 2006 BMW 325i four-door passenger sedan, displaying a Georgia license plate, being driven recklessly in the southbound lanes of I-49.  The car was later seen exiting the highway at the 67A off-ramp.

As state troopers approached the area in search of the vehicle, a witness reported seeing a woman’s body fall out of the car. The driver then sped away from the scene.


FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Arkansas State Police officials confirmed a shooting took place on I-49 Saturday evening.

The Exit 67A southbound off ramp connecting I-49 and Garland Ave. was closed for nearly four hours. Traffic on the off ramp came to a halt as police conducted an investigation.

Officials have not yet released any further information about the shooting.

 Anyone who may have been traveling along I-49 between Rogers and Fayetteville Saturday afternoon and saw a black 2006 BMW 325i four door passenger sedan, with a Georgia license plate, is asked to contact Arkansas State Police Troop L by calling (479) 751-6663.

This is a developing story.

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