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Baxter County man behind bars for attempted murder

John T. Oldham (Source: Baxter County Sheriff's Department) John T. Oldham (Source: Baxter County Sheriff's Department)

NORFORK, AR (KAIT) - According to the Baxter County Sheriff's Department, John Oldham of Norfork pointed a gun at another man Sunday morning, and threatened his life.

When deputies arrived, Oldham had fled the scene.

Officers caught up with him and charged him with Felony Attempted Murder and Misdemeanor Driving While Intoxicated. Oldham was also charged with No Liability Insurance, a misdemeanor and was cited for not wearing his seat belt.

Oldham is being held at the Baxter County Detention Center.

His bond is set at $50,000.

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