Update: Sheridan man arrested in investigation of shooting at Walmart store, police say

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Update (July 31):
SHERIDAN, Ark. – A local man has been arrested in the investigation of a reported shooting at the city’s Walmart store.

The Sheridan Police Department (SPD) said in an updated news release issued on Wednesday that Casey Criswell, 23, had been taken into custody late in the day on Tuesday.

He has been charged with battery, 1st degree.

The SPD says that during the Tuesday morning incident a shot was fired but no one was hit.

Original story (July 30):
SHERIDAN, Ark. – The Sheridan Police Department (SPD) is investigating a reported shooting at the city’s Walmart store but would not say if a victim had been found.

Officers were called to the store on S. Rock St. around 6:40 a.m. Tuesday, according to a news release.

The SPD says it has identified “persons of interest” but is not yet releasing any further details.

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division is assisting in the investigation.

Although it was reported as a shooting, investigators are working to determine what actually happened, the SPD says.

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