Two arrested in shots fired call at Walker Park, police say

2 arrested in shooting investigation

BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. (KAIT) - A pair of Mississippi County men were in custody Sunday after an incident this weekend in which shots were fired in and around Walker Park, according to Blytheville police.

Travis Armstrong and Robert McClung, both of Blytheville, were arrested Saturday evening in connection with the case, Blytheville Assistant Police Chief Ricky Jefferson said.

Armstrong was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm by certain persons, while McClung was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault.

Blytheville police got a call about the shots fired incident Saturday morning.

According to Blytheville Police Chief Ross Thompson, the incident involved two people who were in an argument that started in an area outside Walker Park and continued into the park by one of the entrances.

No one was hurt.

Jefferson said Armstrong and McClung were being held in the Mississippi County jail, awaiting a probable cause hearing May 28 on the charges.

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