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Police arrest man in Newport shooting

Published: Jun. 15, 2022 at 12:26 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 15, 2022 at 2:07 PM CDT
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NEWPORT, Ark. (KAIT) - The Newport Police Department confirmed they have arrested a man accused in a Wednesday morning shooting.

According to a news release, officers were called shortly after 10 a.m. to Hout Circle regarding shots fired.

When officers arrived, they found a home had been hit and evidence of a potential victim.

Police spent part of Wednesday looking for 26-year-old Marquese Hampton of Augusta.

However, they arrested him shortly before 2 p.m.

Anyone with information on this case or knows where Hampton is, call the Newport Police Department at 870-523-2722 or call 911.

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