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Two Sought After Home Invasion and Shooting Near Benton

The robbery and shooting took place Saturday night shortly before 9:00 p.m.


BENTON, AR -- Benton police are searching for two men after an aggravated home invasion robbery Friday night.

Officers responded to Dogwood Lakes Apartments in the 1900 block of  Highway 5 North on report of a disturbance with shots fired. 

Upon their arrival, officers found a victim inside the apartment suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Detectives were able to determine the suspects forcibly broke into the victim's apartment and physically assaulted him. 

The suspects then took some items from the apartment and shot the victim before leaving the residence.

The suspects were described as being black males in their 20's.

One has a beard.

They were last seen driving a silver passenger car as they fled the area. 

The victim was transported to an area hospital.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact the Benton Police Department at 778-1171 or 315-TIPS. 

Individuals also may send an anonymous crime tip about this incident to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text or go to www.crimereports.com to leave a tip
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