Woman Surrenders in Shooting of UAMS Student at Dept. of Health

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A woman charged with several offenses, including the shooting of a pharmacy student outside the Department of Health, is out of jail on bond, the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) said.
 
Police identify the woman as Tiara Higgins, 21, of Little Rock. They say she turned herself in Friday, Feb. 3, and was charged with five offenses.
 
Higgins is charged with one count of 1st Degree Battery, three counts of Aggravated Assault and one count of Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm From a Vehicle in the 2nd Degree.
 
The victim in the department of health shooting is identified as 33-year-old Caleb McClain, who was shot Jan. 23 in the upper left shoulder. The incident happened in the parking lot of the Department of Health building on W. Markham St.
 
Higgins has been charged for this shooting, and police say they have reason to believe she is linked to other recent incidents as well. 
 
Higgins is scheduled to appear in court April 3.

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