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One person injured in Fort Smith shooting, suspect arrested

Fort Smith Police responded to a shooting at a townhome in the 5100 block of S. 24th Street Sunday afternoon.

FORT SMITH, Ark — One man is in the hospital with serious injuries after a shooting that took place in Fort Smith Sunday, Oct. 31, afternoon.

According to the Fort Smith Police Department (FSPD), around 2:30 p.m., officers responded to a shooting at a townhome in the 5100 block of S. 24th Street.

Upon arrival, police found 39-year-old Justin Brown with two gunshot wounds. Brown was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, according to police.  

The suspect, 44-year-old Jason Faldon, surrendered without incident and was arrested. Faldon was charged with first-degree battery.

Further details surrounding the incident have not been released at this time.

Credit: Sebastian County Sheriff's Office
Jason Faldon

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