Tuesday afternoon North Little Rock shooting sends man to hospital

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NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — North Little Rock police are investigating a Tuesday afternoon shooting that hospitalized one person.

According to the North Little Rock Police Department, officers responded to a call of a person being shot at approximately 1:45 p.m. in the 300 block of Boggs Street.

When they arrived on the scene, the officers said they found an man with at least one gunshot wound. The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment, and is currently listed in stable condition.

Police arrested Maurice Spencer Jr., 26, just blocks away from the shooting location. He was found behind a residence and taken into custody. Spencer is being held at Pulaski County Regional Detention Facility with no bond. He is facing charges of first degree battery, possession of a firearm by certain persons, refusal to submit to arrest and fleeing.

The NLRPD is also asking anyone with information on the shooting to contact their tip line at 501-680-8439 or speak to a detective at 501-975-8771.

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