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ASP investigates homicide

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
NEWPORT, AR (KAIT) -

According to Lt. Allen Edwards with the Newport Police Department, authorities are investigating the death of a man Saturday night. 

In a media release, Edwards said Newport police 911 got a call around 10:15 p.m. Saturday about a person being unresponsive at a home in the 200 block of Calhoun Circle. 

Paramedics and police officers went into the home and found Quinton Pruitt of Newport with a single gunshot wound, Edwards said. 

Pruitt was taken to a local hospital, where he later died. 

The Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division are investigating the homicide, Edwards said. 

Anyone with information on the incident can call Newport police at 870-523-2721. 

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