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A Sherwood woman was arrested Tuesday after deputies saw her trying to stab a man with a knife and threatening to kill him, an arrest report said.

Pulaski County deputies were sent to investigate a "possible sex crime" Tuesday afternoon at 14 Compass Point, where they saw Sharvette Williams, 30, fighting with Tony Williams, the report said. Deputies said the two were in "mutual combat" but that Sharvette Williams had a knife and was attempting to stab the man.

After arresting her, deputies said Sharvette Williams repeatedly said she intended to kill Tony Williams, the report said.

Sharvette Williams was in the Pulaski County jail Wednesday evening in lieu of a $4,000 bond and was facing charges of aggravated assault on a family or household member, terroristic threatening and refusal to submit to arrest, according to the jail's roster.

Bullet hits house; mom, 4 kids inside

A gunman fired several shots in a Little Rock neighborhood Wednesday morning, with at least one striking a house that had a mother and her four kids inside, according to a Little Rock police report.

Police said the shooting happened just before 3:30 a.m. on Southmont Drive.

According to the report, the mother heard a vehicle speed off, followed by at least five shots, including some that hit the side of her house.

She told her four children, who were between the ages of 7 and 11, to get on the floor while she called 911, the report said. No one was injured in the gunfire, according to the report.

Responding officers found three shell casings along the curb and were investigating another report of gunfire nearby, according to the report. Police said they found that a bullet struck the home but did not find an exit point.

Blackjack player hurt in shooting

A 33-year-old man who was shot twice told police that the attack began as a fight over a blackjack game at a Little Rock event center, authorities said.

Officers arrived at CHI St. Vincent Infirmary shortly after 12:30 a.m. Tuesday and spoke to Joe Galburth, who said another person began to fight him after he refused to give up his winnings in a blackjack game at Platinum Rose, 6922 Geyer Springs Road, where he worked, according to a Little Rock police report.

Galburth said he took a gun from his opponent's waistband and fired at the person, then left the facility in a vehicle that had the ignition running and keys inside, authorities said. As Galburth drove away, he heard a single gunshot and realized he had been hit by a bullet, the 33-year-old told police.

Galburth said he drove to the hospital, the report states. According to authorities, he suffered gunshot wounds in his leg and forearm and was in critical condition Tuesday afternoon.

The car that Galburth took, a 2008 Honda Acura, was impounded by police, who observed blood inside and a single bullet hole in the front passenger door, officers said.

Woman mending from several shots

A woman is recovering after she was shot multiple times at a Little Rock apartment complex Tuesday night, Little Rock police reported.

Officers responded to a reported shooting at the Towne Oaks Apartments in the 9300 block of Treasure Hill Road about 9:20 p.m. and were told by a witness that a man shot 21-year-old Laadria Brown in front of one of the buildings, police said.

A woman who lives at the complex told police that the gunman entered her apartment immediately after the shooting, but officers were unable to locate the suspect, the report said.

Police said Brown was driven to Baptist Health Medical Center for treatment of injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

Metro on 01/24/2019


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