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Local resident arrested and charged with battery, possession of firearm by certain persons and tampering with physical evidence



Fayetteville, Ark. – According tot he police officials, his name is Dorantez Evans and he was arrested in connection with an incident Thursday.

Authorities say that a man was shot in the leg after an argument.

This incident occurred right before 2 p.m. Thursday.

It happened at a residence at 820 W. Kelley St.

Fayetteville Police Department officers responded to a shooting call.

When the officers arrived on scene, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. 

The victim and his wife told officers he had been shot after an argument with Evans.

The 44-year-old suspect was being held Friday in the Washington County Detention Center with no bond set.