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1 dead, 1 arrested in El Dorado shooting

By The Associated Press

This article was published June 6, 2014 at 7:12 a.m.

EL DORADO — Authorities say an El Dorado man has been shot to death.

The El Dorado News-Times reported that police responded early Thursday morning to a report of a shooting at a business. Once inside, authorities said. they found 38-year-old Lawrence E. Nelson Jr. with multiple gunshot wounds. The Union County Coroner pronounced him dead a short time later.

A 34-year-old California man, Destin S. Reed, was arrested on felony charges, including first-degree murder. He is scheduled to make a court appearance Friday.

El Dorado Police Department spokesman Capt. Kevin Holt said authorities have not established a motive in the shooting.


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