Police: Argument leads to shots fired and man in jail

Man arrested in Blytheville shooting

BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) - A man was arrested for an altercation that lead to shots being fired.

According to a police report, officers with Blytheville police responded to a call in the 700-block of East Walnut.

The caller stated shots had been fired and the shooter was driving a silver Lincoln with a rag top.

When officers arrived at the scene, they did find several shell casings on the ground.

Witnesses stated Davey Rainey, 31, of Blytheville had gone into a home and began arguing with a female.

A witness said the altercation became violent and that Rainey got into a car matching the description officers were given. When he left, three shots were fired.

Officers located damage to a front door of a home in the 800-block of East Walnut Street.

They located the vehicle, but no one was in it.

The next day, officers responded to a disturbance in the 300-block of South Division Street.

The report said the officers could smell marijuana coming from a room two females and Rainey were in.

Officers brought Rainey outside and when they attempted to place him under arrest he tried to flee.

When they conducted a search of the room, they found a firearm one of the women tried to hide under a mattress.

Rainey is being charged with terroristic act/shoot to cause physical harm, resisting arrest/use of force, fleeing, possession/delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a firearm.

He’s being held at the Mississippi County Jail.

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