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Police: Van Buren shooting stemmed from argument between 4 men

Police have confirmed that the suspect and three victims have been transported after reports of a shooting.

VAN BUREN, Ark. — According to Cpl. Megan Slayton with the Van Buren Police Department, police are investigating a shooting at a home near Cedar Street on Wednesday, Feb. 8.

The call reportedly was received by the police department around 4:10 p.m.

Slayton confirmed the suspect and three others were transported to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. The incident allegedly stemmed from an argument inside of a house between four men, aged 22-26. Slayton said the 22-year-old man pulled out a gun and shot the other three, and one of the men responded by shooting the 22-year-old. 

The injuries were to their legs and torsos. One of the men has been released from the hospital and the remaining three are expected to survive, Slayton said.

Charges will be determined by the Crawford County prosecutor.

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