Arkansas State Police: At least 1 dead, 10 shot outside Dumas car show

UPDATE – 9.30pm: Authorities at the scene of a shooting in Dumas say at least one person is dead. Investigators also said children were among the victims.

The scene investigator also said it did not appear to be a “mass shooter situation”.

Multiple agencies are at the scene, including the Dumas Police Department, Desha County Sheriff’s Office and Arkansas State Police.


Update: According to the Desha County Emergency Management Office, two different incidents occurred. The first began with a high-speed chase that ended in a head-on collision.

The second incident happened at a car show in a parking lot. The victims are taken to local hospitals in McGehee and Dumas, with one child being transported to Arkansas Children’s Hospital. At least two victims were airlifted from the parking lot.


DUMAS, Ark. – Arkansas State Police officials say at least ten people were injured after a shooting in Dumas.

Troops were dispatched to report a shooting that occurred outside a local business where a car show was taking place around 7.25pm ​​on Saturday.

There is no word at this time as to the extent of the injuries caused by this incident. There is also no word on the suspects in this shooting.

The investigation into this shooting is ongoing.

This is a developing story. Please check for updates.




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