Deputies arrest man after he shoots woman with crossbow

Deputies arrest man after he shoots woman with crossbow
Joseph Avellino, 34 (Source: WMC Action News 5)

CROSS COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -Cross County deputies arrested a man after he reportedly shot a woman in the face with a crossbow.

According to a news release, it happened Monday around 4:20 p.m. on County Road 727.

Once there, deputies learned the victim was shot during an altercation and had already left in a vehicle for the hospital.

During the investigation, deputies arrested 34-year-old Joseph Avellino of Wynne and charged him with one count of first-degree battery and three counts of endangering the welfare of a minor.

A bond hearing is set for Tuesday.

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