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story.lead_photo.caption A crime scene technician leaves the site of a shooting Monday in the 1900 block of South Booker Street in Little Rock.

Driver arrested after meth found

A central Arkansas man was arrested after authorities found 4.3 grams of methamphetamine in his vehicle Sunday.

Shortly after 6 p.m., Sherwood police stopped Charles George Martin, 32, for a defective brake light, according to a report. Martin told officers he was on parole and had a warrant, then said he had meth. Police found 4.3 grams of the substance, along with a scale and a needle, the report states.

Martin, a Sherwood resident, was being held at the Pulaski County jail on $15,000 bond Monday evening, according to the online roster. He is charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. He is scheduled to appear in court Feb. 25, records show.

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Shooting sends teen to hospital

A 14-year-old boy was injured in a Pulaski County shooting Monday evening, authorities said.

The teenager was shot on Lowden Road near Arkansas 365, the sheriff's office said on Twitter about 7:30 p.m.

The sheriff's office said the teen was taken to a hospital and was alert and conscious when leaving the scene.

Sheriff's office spokesman Mitch McCoy said Monday that deputies may be seeking multiple suspects.

Police investigate after man shot

Police are investigating after a man was shot in Little Rock on Monday.

Officers responded to a shooting call at 1905 Booker Street about 9:45 a.m., according to an online police dispatch log.

The victim, whose name wasn't immediately released, was taken to the hospital, police spokesman Lt. Michael Ford said.

Metro on 02/04/2020

Print Headline: Police investigate after man shot Driver arrested after meth found Shooting sends teen to hospital

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