Arkansas police confirm 4th victim died in grocery store shooting

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By Yosi Yahoudai
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A fourth victim who had been injured in a shooting Friday outside an Arkansas grocery store has died, police announced Saturday night.

Arkansas State Police said 14 people were wounded in the shooting outside a Mad Butcher grocery store in Fordyce, Arkansas, including 11 civilians, two law enforcement officers and the suspect, 44-year-old Travis Eugene Posey, according to a police press release.

The shooting happened shortly after 11:30 a.m. on Friday.

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The deceased victims, who were all civilians, were identified as Shirley Taylor, 62, Callie Weems, 23, Roy Sturgis, 50, and Ellen Shrum, 81.

Police said seven civilians — five women and two men — survived injuries they sustained in the shooting. Four of those victims remain hospitalized, including a woman in critical condition. Three of the injured civilians were released from the hospital on Friday.

Fordyce Police officer James Johnson, 31, was released from a hospital on Saturday evening after suffering from a gunshot wound. Stuttgart Police officer John Hudson, 24, sustained minor injuries.

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Posey will face four counts of capital murder, and additional charges are still pending, police said.

The suspect was treated for non-life-threatening injuries after exchanging gunfire with law enforcement, released to the custody of state police and transported to the Ouachita County Detention Center.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.