ASP Investigates Shooting near Humphrey

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ark. – A woman is recovering from a gunshot wound while local authorities look for a man they say shot the mother of his child while driving down a south Arkansas highway.

It happened around 1 p.m. Monday on Highway 79 between Humphrey and Wabbaseka.

The Arkansas State Police says the man chased the woman and and shot at her car at least four times, hitting her once.

Authorities say their child was in the car with the woman but was not hurt. The child is reported to be between 3 and 5-years-old.

Investigators are still determining what led up to the shooting, but say the child’s father drove after the woman, shot at her car and then sped off.

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