Suspect in custody in connection with shooting in Randolph County, sheriff says

Suspect in custody in connection with shooting in Randolph County, sheriff says

MAYNARD, AR (KAIT) - A suspect has been taken into custody in connection with a shooting earlier this week that left one person injured, according to Randolph County Sheriff Kevin Bell.

Billy Joe Hopkins was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault and second-degree battery in the case.

Bell said deputies responded to the North Side Road area of Maynard April 18 regarding a shooting.

When they arrived, they found the victim suffering from minor injuries.

The suspect fled the scene, Bell said.

Region 8 News will have more information as it becomes available.

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