Police: 2 men shot in Poinsett County Friday night

LEPANTO, AR (KAIT) -- Two Poinsett County men were shot while police were providing security at a football game in Lepanto Friday night. According to Police Chief Chad Henderson, two men shot each other on Ash Street shortly after 7:00 Friday night.

Henderson said one victim was shot two times, while the other man was shot once. Henderson said police are not releasing the names of the victims at this time. Both victims were transported to The Med in Memphis with non-life threatening injuries.

Henderson said Arkansas State Police assisted by securing the scene.

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