Springdale Man Accused Of Shooting Brother Appears In Court

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FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)- A man accused of shooting his brother in the chest appeared before a judge Monday (August 3) to find out why he was being held at the Washington County Detention Center.

Johnathan Pollard, 22, is accused of shooting his brother James Pollard, 25, Friday (July 31) at a home at 7744 West Gibbs Rd. near Har-Ber High School, according to police.

Officers located Pollard in a wooded area near the crime scene and took him into custody without incident, according to an arrest report from Springdale police. Officers found a loaded .22 caliber handgun on Pollard and said he told them he shot his brother because he was scared his brother was going to attack him, the report states.

When Pollard was interviewed by detectives he confessed to shooting his brother because he had an evil look on his face, according to the report.

Pollard is facing a battery in the first-degree charge and is being held at the Washington County Detention Center on $25,000, jail records show.

According to Springdale police, the victim was transported to the hospital and is expected to survive.