Man shot in Fayetteville taken to hospital, person arrested

Northwest Arkansas News

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Central EMS is currently on scene after a report of a shooting in Fayetteville Thursday afternoon.

According to dispatch, the shooting call came in just before 1:55 p.m. in the 800 block of West Kelley Street in Fayetteville near the intersection of W. Sycamore St. and N. Leverett Ave.

Central EMS confirmed paramedics working on a patient who was shot but was not able to provide the condition of the person at this time.

800 block of West Kelley Street in Fayetteville near the intersection of W. Sycamore St. and N. Leverett Ave. for a shooting.

Fayetteville Police Corporel Johnny Foster says a man was shot at least once and transported to a local hospital. He did not know his condition at the time of the transport.

Foster says police have a suspect but did not release a name. The incident is under investigation and says the public is not in danger.

“Multiple tips and a quick, thorough investigation by our patrol and detective divisions led to the swift arrest of a suspect in a West Fayetteville neighborhood,” according to a Facebook post by Fayetteville police.

Stay with KNWA/FOX24 news as we continue to learn more.

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