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Shooting near UCA campus in Conway leaves 2 men dead

by Grant Lancaster | January 21, 2023 at 8:45 p.m.
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Two people were fatally injured in a shooting near the University of Central Arkansas in Conway on Saturday afternoon, police said.

The two men were found by officers who arrived at the scene in the 1800 block of Lucille Street around 3:52 p.m., police spokeswoman Lacey Kanipe said on Saturday evening. The area is about a half-mile east of the UCA campus.

One of the men was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other was taken to a hospital for treatment. In a tweet at 8:15 p.m., Conway police said they had been informed that the victim at the hospital had died.

“This is now a double homicide investigation,” police said in the tweet.

This story has been updated. It was originally published at 6:49 p.m. under the headline "Shooting near UCA campus in Conway leaves one dead, another wounded."

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