Man Present At Fort Smith Apartment Shooting Wanted For Attempted Murder In Another State

FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Fort Smith police are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex where one victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The incident happened just before 9 p.m. Saturday (Mar. 24) at the Boardwalk Apartments, 4301 Kinkead Avenue, according to Fort Smith Police Sergeant Steven Dooly.

“There were several people at the scene,” said Dooly, “and we’re talking to a witness, possibly two.”

The person shot has been identified as Aaron Jamal Jones and he was shot in the stomach, according to police. Police said he may soon be facing drug charges.

According to a witness, at least three shots were fired and saw that a person was loaded into an ambulance.

During the investigation, police learned that Aaron’s cousin Davron Jones was present during the time of the shooting. Davron was wanted by the U.S. Marshal’s for attempted murder in another state. He has since been arrested.