Pocahontas Woman Dies in Randolph Shooting

A shooting in Randolph County claims the life of a Pocahontas woman.

The incident happened Saturday around 4:00 p.m. at 403 Pratt Street in Pocahontas.

Upon arrival, Police say they found 38-year-old Michael Garrett kneeling over the body of 35-year old Brenda Johnson.

Johnson had been shot in the neck and was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, Garrett suffered from a gunshot wound in the finger and was transported to St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.

Police say they found a shotgun inside of a vehicle that Ms. Johnson was lying beside.

This incident is currently under investigation by the Pocahontas Police Department.