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Police Say Man Shot Girlfriend in Car, Dropped Her Off at Hospital

The woman is said to be in critical condition, according to police.
YELL COUNTY, AR -- A Belleville man has been taken into custody after police say he shot his 32-year-old girlfriend while they were driving and then dropped her off at a local hospital around 4:30 a.m. Thursday.

The woman is said to be in critical condition, according to police.

A warrant was obtained for the arrest of 32-year-old Terry Sythavong, and he was taken into custody without incident at a residence near his home on Thursday afternoon. 

The victim, a resident of Dardanelle, reported that the two were arguing, shot her while they were traveling toward Dardanelle on State Highway 27. 

He dropped her off at a nearby hospital and drove away.  She has since been transferred to another hospital.

Sythavong is being charged with Battery in the 1st Degree and Possession of a Firearm by Certain Persons.

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