GARLAND COUNTY, Ark. – Garland County sheriff’s deputies made an arrest Wednesday in a Saturday shooting on Ellison Road.
According to investigators, deputies and Ouachita State Parks rangers responded to calls of a possible shooting on Ellison Road and discovered a 19-year-old from Hot Springs with a gunshot wound.
The teen was airlifted to a nearby hospital, where he was treated for his injuries.
Investigators say they were given information on Monday and were able to identify 18-year-old Matthew Lynch of Hot Springs as a possible suspect.
Detectives say Lynch admitted to his involvement in the shooting. He was arrested and booked into the Garland County Detention Center where he is now facing a charge of first-degree battery.