NEWPORT, AR (KAIT) - According to Lt. Patrick Weatherford of the Newport Police Department, a 19-year-old Newport man was arrested Thursday in connection with a shooting earlier this week on Hout Circle.
Anthony Neal was arrested on a warrant, alleging 13 counts of committing a terroristic act in connection with the case. Weatherford said the investigation revealed that Neal, along with Henry Peel and Tevin Peel, got into a gunfight and were about 150 feet apart as they fired weapons.
Several bullets hit a nearby apartment while one bullet hit a parked vehicle, Weatherford said, noting at least 20 shots were fired in the exchange.
Neal will appear for a probable cause hearing Friday in Newport.
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