UPDATE: One dead, one in custody in Morrilton shooting
LITTLE ROCK, AR – One person is in custody after a deadly shooting near the Morrilton High School Monday afternoon.
Police say they responded to Adams Street in the North Hills Subdivision just after 3pm to find a 28-year-old man who was shot. Morrilton Mayor Stewart Nelson tells Fox 16 that the shooting victim died from his wounds.
One person is in custody in connection with this shooting death. Police ask anyone who saw or heard anything to contact them.
The shooting prompted the Morrilton High School and Junior High School campuses to be locked down. The school district sent out a notification that buses would be running late and that parents would be able to pick up their children from the school. A short time later the lockdown was lifted.
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