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A Couple Have Been People Arrested for a Recent Shooting

02/02/2024

 

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On Thursday February 1, 2024, investigators arrested 62-year-old Frances Baker and 45-year-old Corey Wright, both of Colt, Arkansas for the shooting that occurred on January 26, 2024, on County Road 236.  Investigators were able to identify the alleged shooter as Frances Baker.  She is charged with Battery 1st Degree a Class B Felony.  During the course of the investigation investigators also arrested Corey Wright for his involvement after the shooting where he allegedly lied to investigators.  Both Wright and Baker are boy and girlfriend.  Wright admitted to investigators that after the shooting he hid the rifle to prevent investigators from recovering it.  Wright is charged with Possession of a Firearm by Certain Person a Class B Felony, Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution a Class D Felony and Tampering with Physical Evidence a Class D Felony.  Both are scheduled to be arraigned today in St. Francis County District Court.

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