Man Killed in Independence Co. Shooting

Two suspects arrested in Wednesday night incident

INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, Ark. - A Wednesday night shooting has left one man dead and two others behind bars.

The Independence County Sheriff's Office (ICSO) identifies the victim as Michael Bryant, 33 and the suspects as Alex Brosius, 26 and Jesse Shoemaker, 33. Bryant was pronounced dead at White River Medical Center.

Deputies say the shooting happened shortly before 9 p.m. on Hwy. 69 between Moorefield and Sulphur Rock. No other details have yet been released.

The ICSO says the case will be turned over to the prosecuting attorney for filing of formal charges.

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