Shooting suspect arrested in Izard County

Authorities investigate shooting in Izard County

IZARD COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - A suspect has been arrested in connection to a shooting in Izard County.

Izard County authorities were looking for Jonathan Torres, 19, of Melbourne in connection to a shooting Thursday afternoon that injured one person in the town of Sage.

According to a post on the Izard County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page, on Oct. 20 at approximately 11 p.m., information led deputies and the Arkansas State Police to a home in Mount Pleasant.

Torres was located and taken into custody.

He is being held with no bond and has a court date of Oct. 23.

Torres faces a battery 1st-degree charge, a class “b” felony.

A class “b” felony carries a prison sentence of five to twenty years.

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