Police identify victim, suspect in shooting

Arrest in Trumann shooting

TRUMANN, Ark. (KAIT) - Trumann police have identified an 18-year-old suspect and the woman they say he robbed and shot.

The shooting happened Monday, April 5, on Highway 69 near Heroes Lane.

Initially, according to a news release shared Tuesday on social media, officers thought they were responding to a vehicle crash.

When they arrived, they found 18-year-old Anna Wright of Trumann suffering from a gunshot wound.

A helicopter flew her to an undisclosed hospital in critical condition.

The suspected shooter, 18-year-old Trevon Wofford of Marked Tree, had already fled the scene when police arrived.

Officers later arrested him on suspicion of criminal attempt to commit capital murder, aggravated robbery, and committing a terroristic act.

He’s being held in the Poinsett County Detention Center awaiting a probable cause hearing scheduled for Wednesday, April 7.

The Poinsett County Sheriff’s Office, Arkansas State Police, and the Jonesboro Police Department assisted in the investigation.

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