Multiple Shots Fired At Fayetteville Apartment Complex; One Person Injured, Suspect Arrested

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)– A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting in Fayetteville where one person was injured.

Johari Matthews, 28, faces a felony charge of first-degree battery.

Matthews allegedly shot a man after a fight Saturday (June 24) night at the Southmont Apartments on Curtis Street.

One person was shot in the leg. He was treated and released earlier today (June 23).

Witnesses told 5NEWS they saw multiple people flee the scene after they heard shots fired. Rachel Hill lives a street over from the Southmont Apartments and she said she heard multiple gunshots.

“We were outside and there were three gunshots, a pause, and then four more gunshots,” Hill said. “I was definitely scared.”

Matthews is free on a $50,000 bond. He’s due back July 17 in Washington County Circuit Court.

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