MARCH 8, 2007 - Posted at 4:42 a.m. CST, updated at 4:47 p.m. CST
POWHATAN, AR - K8 News has learned of an apparent shooting incident near Powhatan, in western Lawrence County. The incident apparently occured just outside of Powhatan, on Highway 25.
Sources say a Lawrence County sheriff's deputy was shot, and at least one other person was shot as the deputy and a suspect exchanged gunfire. A spokesman with the Lawrence County Emergency Dispatch center would not confirm the report, but did say that authorities and emergency responders were being sent to Powhatan.