Man shot at in Batesville

Man shot at in Batesville

BATESVILLE, AR (KAIT) - Batesville police responded to a call of shots fired Thursday morning.

According to the Batesville Police Department, they responded to an accident at the corner of Lawrence Street and State Street at around 5:10.

When en route officers were told that a call of shots fired was in the same area.

When officers arrived, they found a vehicle that had hit a wall and was still running, but nobody was inside.

Dispatch told officers that they received a call from the driver saying he was down the road from the accident and someone shot at him.

He fled the area after hitting the wall.

The driver told officers that someone jumped from the bushes and shot at him causing him to crash.

Suspects were taken into custody later that morning.

The investigation is still ongoing and formal charges are expected to be filed.

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