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One dead in weekend Searcy shooting

Chris Pruitt, shooting victim (Source: Searcy Police Department) Chris Pruitt, shooting victim (Source: Searcy Police Department)

SEARCY, AR (KAIT)- The Searcy Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting after they responded to a "shots fired" call around 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

The call was for the apartments at 801 North Pine Street. When police arrived, they were told a car left the scene driving erratically. Police later determined the vehicle was carrying the shooting victim, 27-year-old Chris Lee Pruitt of Searcy.  

He was taken to the White County Medical Center with a gunshot wound and was later pronounced dead, according to Searcy police.

Detectives are now looking for several suspects in the shooting. Those persons of interest have not been named.

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