2 arrested in pregnant woman’s shooting

Published: Sep. 13, 2022 at 5:24 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 15, 2022 at 12:32 PM CDT
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WYNNE, Ark. (KAIT) - Police have arrested two people suspected of shooting a pregnant woman.

According to a Thursday news release from the Wynne Police Department, officers arrested 21-year-old Kaila Henry and 26-year-old Darian Nauden in connection with the Sept. 12 shooting in the 800-block of Martin Luther King Street.

Both are charged with first-degree battery and committing a terroristic act with an enhancement of committing a felony with a firearm. Nauden is also charged with possession of a firearm by certain persons.

A judge set each of their bonds at $500,000 cash.

Around 10 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, officers responded to shots fired at a home on Martin Luther King Street.

When they arived, officers found a pregnant woman bleeding in the hallway of a home.

An ambulance took the woman to CrossRidge Community Hospital, where a helicopter then took her to The MED in Memphis.

As of 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, police said the woman and her unborn child remain in critical condition.

Initially, the Wynne Police Department reported the fetus had died.

“The information released initially was a collaboration of information from the scene and the dispatch center,” Detective C. Daniel Getchell clarified in a Wednesday morning email to Region 8 News.

While police have arrested two people in connection with the shooting, police the investigation is ongoing.