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Suspect in custody after allegedly shooting woman in car in Helena-West Helena

Suspect wanted in Helena-West Helena after woman shot inside car
Suspect wanted in Helena-West Helena after woman shot inside car(Source: Helena-West Helena Police Department)
Published: Jan. 14, 2022 at 4:55 PM CST
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HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (WMC) - A man wanted in a shooting that left a woman with a head wound in Helena-West Helena is now in custody.

Xavier Arter, 19, is charged with six counts of terroristic act, first-degree battery, and aggravated assault.

The shooting happened Thursday at the intersection of South Sebastian Street and Cleburne Avenue. The 21-year-old victim, who was shot as she sat in a car, was transported to Regional One in Memphis in critically stable condition.

Arter’s bond was set at $450,000. He will be held in the Phillips County Detention Center until his first circuit court appearance April 4.

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