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Blytheville police investigate fatal shooting

Published: Jan. 1, 2022 at 2:37 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 1, 2022 at 2:41 PM CST
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BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. (KAIT) - Blytheville police spent New Year’s Day investigating a shooting that claimed the life of a man Friday, according to authorities.

Officers went to the 1900 block of West Chickasawba Street around 10:30 p.m. Friday about the shooting.

Police found Eric Lane, 42, of Blytheville unresponsive, Police Chief Ross Thompson said.

Lane was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Thompson said several witnesses and a person of interest, all of whom knew Lane, were detained and have been cooperating with the investigation.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

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

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