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4:42 pm
Sun July 14, 2013

Child Among 3 Dead In Pike County Shooting

Arkansas State Police say a 9-year-old girl is among three people killed in a shooting near Delight in Pike County.

The ASP said in a news release Sunday that the three were found Saturday night after authorities received a 911 call reporting a shooting southwest of Delight. Troopers say 33-year-old Dana Hill and 54-year-old Julie Hartsfield were dead at the scene and 9-year-old Autumn Hartsfield was found wounded and later died at a Hot Springs hospital. The ASP says one man is being held for questioning about the shooting.

Investigators say only that an undisclosed domestic disturbance led to the shooting. Pike County authorities referred questions about theshooting to state police.

The small town of less than 300 is about 95 miles southwest of Little Rock.  

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