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Two men are shot in fight, one is arrested

Anthony Antwan Millbrooks (Source: Forrest City Police Department) Anthony Antwan Millbrooks (Source: Forrest City Police Department)

FORREST CITY, AR (KAIT) –The Forrest City Police Department says a man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that happenend on Sunday.

According to police, Antonio Antwan Millbrooks, 23, of Forrest City was arrested recently following a fight with Deadrick Crawford, 33, of West Memphis that ended in gun fire. Both men were admitted to a hospital with gunshot wounds.

Upon further investigation, officers say they determined that Millbrooks was in an apartment on Rice and Mann Street when Crawford entered. Millbrooks allegedly pulled out a pistol and shot Crawford in the chest. Millbrooks was shot in the arm after the two men began fighting over control of the gun.

Officers say the fight started over both men's relationship with a female acquaintance.

After the struggle, Crawford drove himself to the hospital while Millbrooks was taken by private vehicle. Both were transferred to The Med and later released.

The report indicates that Millbrooks was arrested late Monday afternoon on charges of attempted first degree murder and possession of firearms by certain persons. He is scheduled to appear for arraignment on Sept. 29 in St. Francis County Circuit Court.

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