On October 5th, 2014 at approximately 1:00am Texarkana Arkansas Police received a 911 call of several shots fired at 4120 North State Line Avenue, the Race Way. Upon officers arrival it was determined that a physical altercation occurred that resulted in shots fired near the parking lot of the business.
Two subjects were struck by the gunshots. One of the victims, Nathaniel Cleveland, B/M 28yoa, was taken to the ER at Saint Michael's. At this time he is in stable condition. The second gunshot victim, Fred Eatherly, B/M 30yoa, was taken to the ER at Wadley and later passed died his injuries.
CID was contacted and responded. Several Detectives are currently working to gather information and speak with witnesses.
Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department Criminal Investigation at 903-798-3154 or Texarkana area CrimeStoppers at 903-793-STOP. A reward up to $1000.00 will be provided to anyone with information leading to an arrest.
Thank you and you can visit the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department online at http://www.txkusa.org/arkpolice.
Corporal Kittiele Stewart