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TAPD seeks suspect in State Line shooting

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Wanted: Dealray Smith, 32 (Source: Texarkana, Arkansas Police Department) Wanted: Dealray Smith, 32 (Source: Texarkana, Arkansas Police Department)
TEXARKANA, AR (KSLA) -

Police in Texarkana, Arkansas are looking for the gunman in a shooting Tuesday night that left a local man injured.

Officers were called to the 4000 block of North State Line Avenue around 8 p.m., and arrived to find 22-year-old Trey Cressell suffering 2 gunshot wounds. He was taken to Wadley Hospital, where he was in critical condition at last check.

Police say the initial investigation revealed that a verbal altercation occurred at another location between Cressell and the suspect, 32-year-old Dealrae Smith.  The altercation continued in the parking lot of the KFC  on North State Line, which then resulted in shooting.

Smith is now for 1st degree battery, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm.

Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department at 903-798-3154 or Texarkana area CrimeStoppers at 903-793-STOP.

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