On Saturday, April 24th 2016, at 9:30pm, Texarkana Arkansas Police Officers responded to the 1300 Block of East 35th, Quill Creek Apartments, in reference to a 911 call of a shooting. On arrival officers determined that an verbal altercation ensued between the victim, Allen Thompson, B/M 20yoa, and the suspects, a 17yoa juvenile male and Tyler Smith, B/M 19yoa, in the parking lot in front of building 11.
During the altercation Thompson was shot by the suspects in the face. Thompson was taken to St. Michaelís hospital for medical attention, later transported to Little Rock hospital for surgery.
Both Smith and the juvenile male are currently wanted for Battery 1st and Terrorist Act, both felony crimes.
Anyone with information can contact the Texarkana Arkansas Police Criminal Investigation Division at 903-798-3154 or the Texarkana area Crime Stoppers at 903-793-STOP.
Thank you and you can visit the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department online at http://www.txkusa.org/arkpolice.
Officer Kristi Mitchell
Public Information Officer