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story.lead_photo.caption Anthony James Camden, 23, of Hot Springs (left) and Stephon Harris, 20

Hot Springs police say one man has been arrested and another suspect identified after a confrontation in the city left five people shot and hurt Thursday evening.

Anthony James Camden, 23, of Hot Springs is being held on five counts of first-degree battery in connection with the shooting around 6:50 p.m. in the 300 block of Lacey Street, authorities said in a statement Friday.

Records show Camden remained at the Garland County jail as of Friday morning in lieu of $250,000 bond. He has a district court appearance set for Sept. 20.

Police later in the morning identified the second suspect as 20-year-old Stephon Harris, who is considered armed and dangerous. A warrant has been issued for his arrest, also on five counts of first-degree battery.

Harris is described by authorities as a black man who stands 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 180 pounds.

In a statement, the Hot Springs Police Department identified four of the victims as Cameron Guyton, 20; Tyler Donaldson, 23; George Watson, 53; and Skie Guyton, 19. The fifth victim, a 17-year-old boy, was not named.

"It appears all the victims and suspects knew one another and were involved in a physical altercation just prior to shots being fired, with the five victims being shot," police said in the statement.

One of the victims was flown to a hospital in Little Rock, while the four other victims were treated at CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette previously reported.

A witness who asked to not be identified told the Sentinel-Record in Hot Springs that she heard what sounded like five gunshots shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday. She then ran to check on her children playing outside, who were both found to be OK.

Anyone with information regarding Harris' whereabouts is asked to call the Hot Springs Police Department at (501) 321-6789.

Check back with Arkansas Online for updates on this developing story and read Saturday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full details.

The Sentinel-Record/Mara Kuhn CRIME SCENE: Hot Springs police units are seen outside a residence at 311 Lacey St. where five people were reportedly shot shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday in a confrontation that occurred in a gravel driveway between 311 and 315 Lacey. A black four-door sedan, left, was reportedly driven by some of the people involved in the confrontation, who fled the scene.

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    September 10, 2016 at 12:29 p.m.

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