TAPD, Canva
TAPD, Canva

There has been one arrest made so far in the shooting of a 19-year-old earlier this week in Texarkana, Arkansas.
The shooting took place on Wednesday, October 5 on Bann Street.
When officers arrived at the house on the 3500 block of Bann Street they found 19-year-old male bleeding from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital and was listed in stable condition.

Police warning on yellow tape
Zoltan Kiraly

Detectives questioned five witnesses and now they have made an arrest.

Zion Fricks, a 23-year-old from Ashdown, Arkansas was arrested as the only suspect in the incident.

TAPD stated on their Facebook page;

Fricks has been arrested and is charged with a warrant that was issued yesterday before this event occurred for Theft by Receiving of a Firearm, and two charges related to this investigation, Battery 2nd degree and Criminal Use of a Prohibited Weapon.

Fricks was with the victim and four other men in the home's garage on Bann. That's when Fricks discharged the firearm and it struck the victim.
With a search warrant, police found five weapons. One of those weapons was altered and illegal to possess.
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Robert Mizerek

Police stated that this is still an ongoing investigation and that more arrests might be made.
If you have any information on this crime, you can call anonymously to Crimestoppers at (903) 793-7876 or the Criminal Investigation Division at (903)798-3154.

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