Police: Drug Deal Leads To Shooting In Greenwood


A man is recovering in a local hospital, and another man is behind bars after a shooting  in Greenwood on Saturday.

Greenwood Police said they received a call just before midnight on Saturday (May 3) about a shooting at the Sunrise Apartments on Dogwood Street.  Police said they  believe a disagreement over a drug deal led to the shooting.

The man shot was flown to Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville. Police said they are not releasing the name of the victim at this time, but said the man is in stable condition in the intensive care unit.

The Sebastian County Sheriff’s Department said 22-year-old Steven Harden is in custody. Harden faces multiple gun and drug charges, and first-degree battery, according to the sheriff’s department.

Police said they seized mushrooms and a 9 mm gun. The mushrooms will be sent to a crime lab for analysis.

Harden was booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center around 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning. No bond has been set, according to the sheriff’s department.

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