FORT SMITH, Ark. —
Two people are dead following a shooting Saturday morning in Fort Smith, according to police.
Aric Mitchell, Public Information Officer for the Fort Smith Police Department, told 40/29 the shooting happen at Three Corners Townhouses on South 74th Street.
Mitchell said calls about the gunfire began coming in at 7:19 a.m. and when police arrived, two people were dead.
According to police, 87-year-old Lois Hicks was shot multiple times inside of her apartment by an individual with a semi-automatic rifle. The shooter, 26-year-old Zachary Arnold continued to shoot his rifle at neighboring apartments....Police added that a resident at the complex heard the gunfire and shot and killed Arnold with a hunting rifle as Arnold continued to shoot at neighboring apartments.