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  • Writer's pictureDennis McCaslin

Fprt Smith Police Department: Sunday night shooting in Fort Smith leaves nineteen-year-old dead

The Fort Smith Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred on Sunday night at approximately 10:30 PM.

According to a press release f4rom the FSPD, officers responded to a shooting call in the 1600 block of Fresno Street where they found the victim, 19-year-old Daevonte Nelson, in a parking lot.

He had been shot multiple times and was transported to a local hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries. Investigators are interviewing witnesses, but no arrests have been made at this time.

More details will be released when available.

If you have any information that can help identify a suspect, please contact the FSPD immediately by dialing 911 or 479-709-5000.

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