According to the director of the Arkansas State Police, a Jacksonville man was killed in a shooting at Dumas Car Show. The incident took place on Saturday night, March 19, 2022, at a car show hosted by The Hood-Nic Foundation. The man, who was killed, was identified as 23-year-old Cameron Shaffer. However, Cameron was not the only one who lost his life as more than two dozen people were the victims. Arkansas State Police Director Col. Brill Bryant said that the investigation is ongoing. Check complete details about the matter in the article below.
As per reports, the shocking incident happened at a parking lot at 611 U.S.65 South, outside the old Fred’s store on the highway that runs through the center of town. It is said that Dumas police were informed about the shooting at 6:50 PM on Saturday. The officials later contacted state police for assistance. Currently, state and local police are looking for the suspects. Currently, they have arrested one person who reportedly fir the general description of the suspect who left the scene of the shooting.
Brill Bryant stated that they are still searching for the suspects as the charges of the one they have detained were unrelated. Bryant further said that once the suspects are formally charged, they would be identified publicly. Talking about the victims, the number of them increased for the second time in less than 24 hours. Earlier it was reported that five children under the age group 11, 9, 8, 23 months, and 19 months were wounded in the shooting while, apart from them, almost 10 people were wounded too.
Arkansas Police Director Bryant said that the injured children were treated and later, released at Arkansas Children’s Hospital located in Little Rock. Whereas the other victims were transported to different places. While some victims were sent to Delta Memorial Hospital in Dumas, some have been sent to Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. Others were admitted to Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.
As per the reports, a total of 28 people have been injured in the shooting including at least six children. Officials state that two people opened fire in the Hood-Nic Foundation car show that took Cameron Shaffer’s life. For those unversed, the Hood-Nic Foundation holds events to raise money for scholarships and school supplies. Follow our site, social telecast, for more updates and get the latest and trending news around the world.