Suspect Vehicles at Academy SportsUPDATE: Officers have recovered the black Camaro suspected in the shooting incident. Detectives have located a victim and one other party involved. The white GMC double-cab truck is still being sought.


About 2:40 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, officers with the Benton Police Department responded to the parking lot of Academy Sports + Outdoors, 20790 Interstate 30, for a report of a shooting incident.  Upon arrival the suspects had fled the area in a newer model black Camaro and white GMC double-cab pickup truck.

Evidence gathered at the scene by Benton detectives indicated at least one person may have sustained a wound during the altercation. The investigation is on-going.

Anyone with information about the described vehicles or suspect information is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS.  Individuals also may send an anonymous crime tip about this incident to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text or go to to leave a tip.  A crime tip can also be submitted via the official Benton Police Department app found on ITunes and Google Play.  

Any suspects listed are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. 

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