Early Morning Shootout Between Homeowner and Intruder Being Investigated


The Miller County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early morning shooting incident between a homeowner and an armed intruder at a residence on Miller County road 295,

Press Release:

The Miller County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a shooting incident that occurred at a residence on County Road 295.  Deputies responded to the residence at approximately 04:40 A.M. in reference to a prowler call.  The homeowner reported someone was attempting to break into his home.  The homeowner confronted an armed perpetrator who he reported as being dressed in all black and wearing a ski-mask.  The two exchanged gunfire and the perpetrator fled the area on foot.  At the time of the call, deputies were unable to locate the suspect.

At approximately 06:56 A.M. deputies were notified of a 16-year-old male gunshot victim at Wadley Hospital.

The Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the incident.  The 16-year-old male gunshot victim is listed in stable condition.

The Miller County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information regarding this incident to please come forward.

Anyone with information regarding this crime or any other crime should contact the Miller County Sheriff’s Office at 870-774-3001 or Crime Stoppers at 903-793-STOP.  All callers will remain anonymous.


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