Crime Update

Fayetteville Police Department officers are investigating a shooting that occurred at the Varsity House Apartments at 8:05 p.m. Saturday night, according to a FPD press release.

One person was shot on site and sent to Washington Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, FPD Cpl. Dallas Brashears said.

Officers are searching for suspects who escaped in a white sedan, possibly a Volkswagen Jetta. There were four black males in the car, according to the FPD press release.

One of the males is described as 5 feet 9 inches tall, skinny, wearing a black hoodie and a red bandana over his face. Another male is described as skinny, average height and wearing a white shirt with a sunshine logo on the back, according to the FPD press release. There were no descriptions for the other two suspects.

Varsity House officials declined to comment.


Elias Weiss is the opinion editor for the Arkansas Traveler, where he worked as a reporter and columnist from 2018-2019. Elias graduated with an AA degree in journalism from Central Piedmont Community College in 2018.

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