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22-year-old man arrested following Dumas car show shooting



Little Rock, Arkansas — After the weekend Dumas car show shooting, Arkansas State Police have identified a suspect.

On Wednesday, Brandon Deandra Knight, 22-year-old of Jacksonville was arrested and taken into custody as he was being released from a Dumas hospital at 9:40 a.m.

He was charged with first-degree battery and aggravated assault.

According to officials, Knight was being held at the Dumas City Jail and will be scheduled for a first appearance court hearing on Thursday.

The shooting left 26 people injured including several children under the age of 2.

An investigation is ongoing.