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One Region 8 man shot, another in custody

SALEM, AR (KAIT) – Salem and Fulton County Police arrested a man on Sunday night after they say he shot another man.

According to Fulton County Sheriff's Office, Raymond J. Frost, 20, of Salem, was arrested following a shooting on 231 Elm Street. Police say when they arrived on scene, they found 21-year-old Shane Smith, of Glencoe, with gunshot wounds to his abdomen.

Sergeant Mark Hollingsworth says Smith was originally taken to the Salem Hospital for treatment, but was later transferred to Baxter Regional Medical Center for treatment. Frost was taken to the Izard County Detention Center and was charged with possession of a fire arm.

Investigators believe the shooting was accidental, but are continuing investigation. There is no word on Smith's condition.

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