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Police: 1-year-old killed, woman hurt in Newport

By The Associated Press

This article was published February 27, 2013 at 8:28 a.m.

— Authorities are investigating after a 1-year-old child was found fatally shot in Newport.

According to Jonesboro television station KAIT, the shooting was reported about 3 a.m. Wednesday in Newport.

Brant Tosh with Arkansas State Police says the 1-year-old was shot and killed and a woman was critically injured.

Authorities say the woman told police that she was shot multiple times through the door of her home. The infant was pronounced dead at a local hospital, and the woman was airlifted to another hospital in critical condition.

Tosh says detectives are conducting interviews and that a suspect has been detained.

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taunya says... February 27, 2013 at 1:22 p.m.

The world is going to hell.

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